Monday, May 27, 2019
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Tag: Kentucky Department of Education

New summer ‘Stride, Don’t Slide’ resource available

The Kentucky Department of Education has compiled a list of resources to help families help their children fight summer reading and math regression. A new “Stride, Don’t Slide” flyer lists resources families can use this summer to help their children make strides while school is not in session.

KDE hosting free session on teacher retention

The Kentucky Department of Education, in partnership with the State Human Capital Alliance, is hosting a free full-day session on induction and retention of educators for school and district leaders June 13 at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Frankfort.

Social studies standards approved by regulation subcommittee

The Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee approved new social studies standards during its May 14 meeting at the Capitol Annex in Frankfort and will tentatively go into law July 5.

KDE offers clarification on early graduation program

The Kentucky Department of Education has attempted to clarify its early graduation program by adding several questions and answers to its list of frequently asked questions on minimum high school graduation requirements.

KDE provides resources on revised minimum graduation requirements

Kentucky's new minimum high school graduation requirements became law April 5. The Kentucky Department of Education offers several tools on its Minimum High Graduation Requirements webpage to help people understand the new changes and how they impact other important elements of Kentucky education.

Elevating Evidence is ‘really just what good educators do’

The Kentucky Department of Education is helping schools meet the evidence-based requirements in the Every Student Succeeds Act.

State awarded $9 million grant to improve mental health services in...

The Kentucky Department of Education, in partnership with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services’ Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities, announced May 9 the award of a $9 million federal grant to increase awareness of mental health issues among Kentucky students across the state and in three pilot school districts.

VSA Kentucky offers grants for inclusionary arts projects

Teachers are invited to apply for VSA Kentucky’s Arts Inclusion awards for the 2018-2019 school year. The program will award 25 to 30 grants of $1,300 each to schools for arts projects that include students of all abilities.

New KDE website brings standards info to central location

The Commissioner's Teacher Advisory Council heard updates on a new website for the Kentucky Academic Standards and on the adoption and development of computer science standards.

Digging deeper to unearth gifted students

A program that has helped identify and serve gifted students in underserved populations at some Jefferson County schools could have implications across the state.