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.
Preschool and Kindergarten Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Academy accepting applications
The Kentucky Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Early Learning is sponsoring an opportunity for current preschool and kindergarten teachers to learn more about supporting and managing student behavior.
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.
Following eight years of being under state management, the Kentucky Board of Education voted Dec. 4 to approve Commissioner Wayne Lewis’ recommendation that Breathitt County Schools move to state assistance.
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.
At its meeting in Frankfort Dec. 6, the Kentucky Board of Education approved its budget and legislative priorities for the 2018 session of the General Assembly, among other items.
It's that time of year again. With new backpacks, new clothes and new shoes, students are heading back to school in Kentucky.
Erlanger-Elsmere Independent is working with parents, community groups and the United Way to make sure every student is ready for kindergarten.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 [...]