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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.”

Wayne D. Lewis Jr. named interim commissioner of education

During a special April 17 meeting at which newly appointed members were sworn into office, the Kentucky Board of Education named Wayne D. Lewis Jr. the interim commissioner of education.

Kentucky Board of Education begins graduation requirements revamp

The Kentucky Board of Education kicked off its examination of the state’s graduation requirements at its regular meeting April 11 with a national overview of what other states are doing to ensure their high school graduates can successfully transition to careers and college.

Lexington organization receives Dr. Samuel Robinson Award

At its meeting April 11 in Frankfort, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the Dr. Samuel Robinson Award to the Black Males Working (BMW) Academy program.

Grissom Award goes to Fayette County educator

At its regular meeting April 11, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the seventh annual Dr. Johnnie Grissom Award to Soraya Matthews, director of curriculum, instruction and assessment for the Fayette County Public Schools.

Pruitt unveils five-point plan aimed at bolstering student achievement

At the Kentucky Board of Education meeting on Feb. 7, Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt outlined his plan for moving Kentucky education forward.