Laurel County

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.

By |2021-08-31T14:10:57-04:00August 31, 2021|

Commissioner Glass hosts Q&A with Kentucky superintendents

In his first meeting with the Superintendents Advisory Council on Sept. 28, Kentucky’s Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass held a virtual question-and-answer session to allow members to ask questions of him and KDE and to better get to know members and their districts.

By |2021-06-16T11:23:48-04:00September 29, 2020|

Commissioner celebrates innovation in education; emphasizes student readiness

In the 2019 State of Education address Dec. 3, Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis issued a call to action to the state’s education community and encouraged education leaders, educators, policymakers and families to work together to ensure each and every student is well-prepared for life and the opportunities of the 21st century economy.

By |2019-12-04T08:53:02-05:00December 4, 2019|

Early Literacy: Beyond bells and whistles

Melanie Callahan Early literacy is a crucial step in overcoming learning gaps and propelling students toward proficiency. From pre-K to kindergarten, families and schools are on this mission together. The young children who grow into good readers require guidance, training and encouragement from their teachers and leaders. Research abounds on the topic of early literacy and reading readiness. [...]

By |2019-12-03T11:33:31-05:00December 4, 2019|
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