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2022 legislative session offers opportunities for education

January is a time for new beginnings and a new session of the Kentucky General Assembly. The session will start on Jan. 4 and must end by midnight on April 14. I think this is an exciting time for Kentucky as a whole and for education specifically.

By |2021-12-15T15:39:19-05:00January 3, 2022|

KBE lays out next steps in search for new education commissioner

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.

By |2020-01-23T14:12:52-05:00January 17, 2020|

Pushing forward

2018 holds the potential for foundational changes that will lead to a stronger and more effective system of public education in Kentucky. However, we are at a pivotal point in the Commonwealth.

By |2021-01-11T10:50:44-05:00January 2, 2018|

Kentucky goes back to school

It's that time of year again. With new backpacks, new clothes and new shoes, students are heading back to school in Kentucky. 

By |2018-10-05T13:36:31-04:00August 22, 2017|

Ky. Center for Mathematics offers professional learning opportunities

The Kentucky Center for Mathematics (KCM) is offering several trainings and course offerings during this summer and throughout the 2014-15 school year. The offerings include training for preschool and kindergarten teachers as well as elementary and middle school teachers. For more about the courses, locations and times, check the KCM website or contact KCM at kcm@nku.edu.  

By |2020-09-21T09:53:17-04:00May 1, 2014|

Half of incoming kindergarten students ready to succeed in school

Terry Tolan, executive director of the Governors Office of Early Childhood, center, has a group of student demonstrate a sample of the kindergarten readiness screener, like identifying where your ear is located, during a press conference with Education Commissioner Terry Holliday, left, and Gov. Steve Beshear, right, at the Capitol.Photo by Amy Wallot, Jan. 30, 2013 Nearly half of [...]

By |2019-04-08T14:15:52-04:00February 3, 2014|
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