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Kenton County educator named 2021 Kentucky Education Association’s Teacher of the...

Leann Lewis, a 9th-grade English teacher at Simon Kenton High School (Kenton County), has been awarded the 2021 Kentucky Education Association (KEA) Teacher of the Year Award.

Meredith Brewer named Kentucky Department of Education’s director of education policy

Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Commissioner Jason E. Glass announced on Jan. 26 the hiring of Meredith Brewer as the department’s director of education policy. She will continue to serve as director of KDE’s Division of Educator Recruitment and Development until officially beginning her new role on Feb. 1.

My take on work-life balance as a teacher

Kenton County's Allison Stacy shares how she structures her classroom hours to ensure she keeps her time on the weekends for her family.

Schools in 30 counties dubbed Bright Spots for exceeding expectations

Forty-seven schools have been named Bright Spots in Kentucky Education, recognition for schools in which students performed better than expected on measures of educational achievement.

Public health commissioner explains issues with COVID-19 reporting to Kentucky superintendents

During the Aug. 17 virtual meeting of the Superintendents Advisory Council, Dr. Steven Stack, commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health, discussed issues with COVID-19 reporting.

Healthy at School guidance set to be released June 24, Kentucky...

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Superintendents Advisory Council held its virtual meeting on June 22 and much like previous advisory council meetings convened by the department, the primary focus remained on reopening schools in the fall.

Kentucky students win National Security Language Initiative scholarships

Nine students at The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science at Western Kentucky University have received a nationally-competitive National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) Scholarships for immersive, critical language study this summer and next academic year.

Milken award winner helping students, colleagues excel

Laura Cole, a mathematics teacher in Kenton County who was the recipient of a Milken Educator Award, chose teaching over accounting and has impacted both students and fellow teachers.

Kenton County’s Laura Cole receives $25,000 Milken Educator Award

Laura Cole, a mathematics teacher at Scott High School (Kenton County), was celebrated Feb. 26 as the latest Kentucky educator to receive a Milken Educator Award from the Milken Family Foundation.

Using social media to lift other teachers up

Teachers should be supporting other teachers; not competing against one another or trying to outdo the person in the classroom down the hall. We should be sharing our ideas, celebrating one another’s successes and trying to lift one another up when we are down.