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KBE approves changes to state accountability system, furthers discussion on assessments

The Kentucky Board of Education voted to approve changes to the state’s accountability system recommended by the Kentucky Department of Education during its Feb. 3 regular meeting.

LSAC approves recommended changes to Kentucky’s accountability system, recommends KDE explore...

During a Jan. 26 virtual meeting, members of the Local Superintendents Advisory Council voted to recommend that the Kentucky Board of Education approve changes to state’s accountability system to align it with Senate Bill 158 (2020).

Winner, finalists named for 2020 Special Education Teacher of the Year

Savannah Boone is the 2020 Special Education Teacher of the Year, while Jessica Tipton and Amber Ervin the two finalists for the award. They will receive cash prizes and other recognition, and Boone will get a scholarship to attend the national Special Education Legislative Summit in summer 2021.

Kentucky FFA members excel at National FFA Convention

Kentucky FFA was well represented at the 93rd Annual National FFA Convention, held virtually Oct. 27-29. More than 100,000 FFA members, advisers and supporters registered for the event, which also was broadcast live on RFD TV.

Kentucky students win National Security Language Initiative scholarships

Nine students at The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science at Western Kentucky University have received a nationally-competitive National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) Scholarships for immersive, critical language study this summer and next academic year.

2019 STLP State Championship brings 12,000 students to Lexington

Nearly 12,000 K-12 students from across the state showed judges what they can do with technology in arts and STEM at the 2019 Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) State Championship April 18 in Rupp Arena.

Group to set standards for 2017-2018 school accountability

A group of education stakeholders and policymakers will gather Aug. 22 to set performance standards for 2017-2018 school accountability.

Districts awarded New Skills for Youth Grants to strengthen and expand...

The Kentucky Department of Education has awarded six Kentucky school districts with grants to strengthen and expand career and technical pathways for students.

FFA members attacking hunger one community at a time

With 1 in 6 Kentuckians identified as food insecure, FFA members and chapters from across the Commonwealth are doing their part to eliminate hunger in a variety of ways.

Providing high-quality Spanish teachers to Kentucky schools

Visiting Teachers from Spain is one of two international programs developed by the Kentucky Department of Education with education authorities from another country to provide world languages services to students and school districts in Kentucky.