Monday, October 14, 2019
Tags Kentucky Board of Education

Tag: Kentucky Board of Education

KBE takes next step in appointing chief state school officer

The Kentucky Board of Education voted unanimously Oct. 2 to take the next step in making Wayne D. Lewis the next commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education. Lewis has served as interim commissioner since April 2018.

Reeves receives David Karem Award

The Kentucky Board of Education named Jason Reeves, dean of educational studies and professor of education at Union College in Barbourville, as the recipient of the second annual David Karem Award during its regular meeting Oct. 2 in Frankfort.

Western Kentucky Foundation founder wins Joseph W. Kelly Award

At its meeting Oct. 2, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the 18th annual Joseph W. Kelly Award to Robbie Rudolph, president of Rudolph’s Inc. and founder of Four Rivers Foundation in Hickman.

KBE defines school performance levels, continues Breathitt management

The Kentucky Board of Education approved school performance levels for 2018 federal and state accountability during a special meeting in Frankfort Sept. 5.

Heiner wants to bring understanding of changing economy to state board

Louisville public high school graduate Hal Heiner, who most recently served as secretary of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, became a Kentucky Board of Education member in April and was named chair at the board’s regularly scheduled meeting in August.

Board of Education discusses new graduation requirements

High school students would have to demonstrate foundational skills in reading and mathematics and achieve academic or career readiness to graduate, among other requirements, under a proposal before the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) at its meeting in Frankfort Aug. 2.

KBE elects Hal Heiner chair; Milton Seymore elected vice chair

In the opening moments of its regular board meeting Aug. 2, Kentucky Board of Education members voted to elect Hal Heiner as chair and Milton Seymore as vice-chair.

KBE’s Timberlake wants to be bridge between education and businesses

Ashland’s Laura Timberlake became a new member of the Kentucky Board of Education in April.

10 alternative programs recognized for exemplary work

In an effort to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve students with a variety of learning needs, the Kentucky Department of Education has named 10 Alternative Programs of Distinction.

Interim commissioner lays out his priorities to Kentucky Board of Education

Interim Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis laid out his priorities to the Kentucky Board of Education at its Jan. 6 meeting, telling board members that “everything that we do ought to be aligned to improving student outcomes.”