Johnson County

Winners of Kentucky Education Excellence Awards announced

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has announced winners of its Education Excellence Awards, a new program that aims to recognize Kentucky teachers, staff and administrators who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to achieve education excellence in 2020 and 2021.

By |2022-06-22T11:08:12-04:00March 30, 2022|

Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education, L3s discuss their communities’ top education priorities

Several common themes and patterns about what changes need to be made in Kentucky’s public education system emerged during the most recent meeting of the Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education (KCAE). Many coalition members agreed that more Kentucky students will thrive if state assessments look at more than a simple snapshot of a child.

By |2022-01-28T15:38:37-05:00January 28, 2022|

Now is the time to work together to create a new future in education

It’s been a little over a year now since I joined the Kentucky Department of Education as its commissioner. During that time, my focus has been on listening to the people of my home state telling us what is working in education in the Commonwealth and where we need to improve.

By |2021-11-22T14:29:04-05:00December 1, 2021|

Sixteen new high schools get funding to start new KYTSA chapters

The Kentucky Technology Student Association (KYTSA) will start 16 new high school chapters this fall thanks to a generous donation from Stan and Karen Pigman. All 16 schools are in the southeast region of Kentucky and will receive funding to start and maintain an active KYTSA chapter.

By |2021-08-31T14:10:57-04:00August 31, 2021|

Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs announces Demo Day competition winners

There were 120 Kentucky students who attended the Governor’s Schools for Entrepreneurs (GSE) this summer and participated in an opportunity to pitch their business startup ideas at two competitive Demo Days on June 26 and July 24 at Northern Kentucky University (NKU). GSE was split into two sessions that ran from June 6-26 and July 5-24.

By |2021-08-10T14:24:42-04:00August 10, 2021|
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