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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.

KDE announces new regional arts specialists

The Kentucky Department of Education has started a new program of regional arts specialists. Teachers, schools and districts will be able to utilize these individuals as an arts resource for their school and district.

Five public schools win Blue Ribbon honors

The U. S. Department of Education named five Kentucky public schools as 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools, based on their overall academic excellence.

State’s top alternative programs take many forms

The best programs in Kentucky are meeting students where they are and working to help them graduate on time and college- and career-ready.

Five teachers receive awards from KAPE

Five Kentucky teachers have received annual awards from the Kentucky Association of Professional Educators (KAPE). Two teachers from Henry Clay High School (Fayette County) shared...