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School rating system to begin in September

At its Aug. 7 meeting in Frankfort, the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) discussed the development and implementation of Kentucky’s new 5-star school rating system, which will go live in September after the 2018-2019 K-PREP test scores are released.

KDE announces Go Teach KY, a campaign aimed at inspiring the...

Citing both a national and statewide teacher shortage, Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis announced a new campaign and website to recruit and inspire the next generation of educators.

Rockcastle hospital chief nursing officer receives KBE’s Kelly Award for Business...

At its meeting Aug. 7, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the Kelly Award for Business and Education Partnership to Tammy Brock, chief nursing officer at Rockcastle Regional Hospital in Mount Vernon.

Graves County hosts Commissioner Wayne Lewis, KBE Chair Hal Heiner

Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis and Kentucky Board of Education chairman Hal Heiner visited the Graves County school district June 26. 

KBE moves Menifee County from state management to state assistance

At its regular meeting on June 5, the Kentucky Board of Education voted unanimously to move Menifee County schools from being under state management to state assistance.

Longtime KSD educator Sandy Smock receives Grissom Award

At its June 5 meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the eighth annual Dr. Johnnie Grissom Award to Sandy Smock, agriculture teacher and FFA adviser for the Kentucky School for the Deaf.

Retired physician receives Dr. Samuel Robinson Award

At its meeting June 5 in Frankfort, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the Dr. Samuel Robinson Award to Dr. Chandra Varia, a retired physician from Floyd County.

Former social studies teacher named executive director of KBE

Kentucky Department of Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis announced the hiring of Jennifer Fraker as executive director of the Kentucky Board of Education. She begins this role with the department April 16.

KBE chairman requests current and historical budget analysis

Kentucky Department of Education Associate Commissioner Robin Kinney and KDE Division Director Charles Harman provided a 2020-2022 Biennial Budget Update to the Kentucky Board of Education at its April 8 meeting.

Commissioner Lewis defines ‘novice’ scores as academic emergency

During the Kentucky Board of Education's April 10 meeting, Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis presented a report titled “The Meaning and Significance of Novice Performance on Assessments.”