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At a special meeting Jan. 17, the Kentucky Board of Education appointed board members Cody Pauley Johnson, Sharon Porter Robinson and Lee Todd to a team that will evaluate proposals from executive search firms vying to help the board find Kentucky’s next education commissioner.
The Kentucky Board of Education is accepting nominations for the Karem Award for Excellence in Education Policy. The award, which is named for board chairman David Karem, will recognize a Kentucky policymaker, education leader or citizen who has made notable state-level contributions to the improvement of Kentucky's public education system.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking feedback on proposed amendments to an administrative regulation that establishes the standards for a school and district report card and covers definitions, requirements for the school and district report cards, data verification and publication, and a new section on communication of federal and state accountability classifications.
During a special Dec. 12 meeting at which newly appointed members were sworn into office, the Kentucky Board of Education named Robin Kinney as the acting commissioner of education.
Following eight years of being under state management, the Kentucky Board of Education voted Dec. 4 to approve Commissioner Wayne Lewis’ recommendation that Breathitt County Schools move to state assistance.
Kiley Whitaker, assistant director of the Division of Technical Schools and Continuous Improvement at the Kentucky Department of Education , received the 2019 Kevin M. Noland-Mary Ann Miller Award Dec. 4 from Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis.
The Kentucky Board of Education is accepting nominations for its 2019 Priority Award, which will honor a Kentuckian whose work in the Commonwealth’s public schools has successfully closed achievement gaps between student groups.
At its Oct. 3 meeting in London, the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) voted to approve the evaluation of Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis, saying he is effective in his role as commissioner.
Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis kicked off the Oct. 3 meeting of the Kentucky Board of Education by addressing myths about the state’s new 5-star accountability system that launched on Oct. 1. The video of the commissioner's report is now online.