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School districts awarded $75 million to upgrade local area vocational education...

In another significant step forward in his Better Kentucky Plan creating jobs and opportunities in every corner of the commonwealth, Gov. Andy Beshear announced $75 million has been approved to go to Kentucky school districts to fund renovation projects at Local Area Vocational Education Centers (LAVEC).

Sixteen new high schools get funding to start new KYTSA chapters

The Kentucky Technology Student Association (KYTSA) will start 16 new high school chapters this fall thanks to a generous donation from Stan and Karen Pigman. All 16 schools are in the southeast region of Kentucky and will receive funding to start and maintain an active KYTSA chapter.

Learning, teaching, coaching in Knox County all lead Jeremy Ledford to...

Jeremy Ledford grew up in Knox County and has spent his educational career there. Now he moves from a principal’s position to superintendent.

24 Kentucky Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners named for 2022

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2022 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards (TAA). These teachers qualify to compete for the 2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, which will be announced in September.

Schools in 30 counties dubbed Bright Spots for exceeding expectations

Forty-seven schools have been named Bright Spots in Kentucky Education, recognition for schools in which students performed better than expected on measures of educational achievement.

Recent Knox Central graduate making a career out of YouTube

Despite operating a YouTube channel with more than 1 million subscribers, Kendall Gray prioritized academics.

Musgrave named KDE director of government relations

Kentucky Department of Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis today announced the hiring of Christopher Musgrave as director of government relations for the Kentucky Department of Education.

2017 Kentucky Winner’s Circle schools recognized

The Kentucky Department of Education recognized 10 Kentucky public schools on Sept. 18 for outstanding teaching and learning conditions. These Winners’ Circle schools were recognized for their effective teaching and school leadership practices and will be shared as models of best practices across the state.

Underdog – My pathway to teacher leadership

Knox County's Beth Lovett shares her story of how she became a teacher leader and how other teachers can find their own leadership path.

A scary good time

The senior class at Lynn Camp High School (Knox County) puts on a haunted trail every year to raise money for the senior class trip.