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Smiling faces and a staunch deterrent

A new team of retired law enforcement officers has added a layer of security and increased the sense of safety in Laurel County schools.

Building relationships in alternative programs

Working closely with students and their families helps to ensure the success of students in some of the state’s top alternative programs.

Five Kentucky schools win Blue Ribbon honors

The U. S. Department of Education named five Kentucky public schools as 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools, based on their overall academic excellence.

10 alternative programs recognized for exemplary work

In an effort to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve students with a variety of learning needs, the Kentucky Department of Education has named 10 Alternative Programs of Distinction.

KDE expands regional visual and performing arts specialists

The Kentucky Department of Education has expanded its cohort of regional visual and performing arts specialists for the 2017-18 school year.

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.

Eleven alternative programs recognized for exemplary work

In an effort to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve students with a variety of learning needs, the Kentucky Department of Education has named 11 Alternative Programs of Distinction.

Teacher-created lessons connect world language to art

Laurel County’s elementary school students are getting creative this school year with a new curriculum designed to bring out the inner artist in every world language learner.

Berea puts on training for regional arts specialists

The City of Berea/Tourism offered a two-day conference for KDE's new regional arts specialists, allowing them time to collaborate as they attended sessions focused on implementing the new arts standards in dance, media arts, music, theater, visual arts and Program Review.

Staff pulls together to make Laurel school ‘a hidden jewel’

A small but experienced staff has powered Johnson Elementary to recognition as a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School.