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24 Kentucky Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners named for 2021

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2021 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards (TAA). These teachers qualify to compete for the 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award which will be announced in October.

KBE approves legislative agenda

During its Dec. 5 regular meeting in Frankfort, the Kentucky Board of Education voted unanimously to adopt the department’s legislative agenda as its own.

Work group to consider changes to growth indicator in accountability system

Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis has called for the creation of a group of key stakeholders from across the Commonwealth to review the state’s current growth calculation methodology and make recommendations for how to improve it before the release of school accountability data next fall.

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.

Superintendent Spotlight: Robbie Fletcher, Lawrence County

In 2010, Lawrence County High School was designated as a Persistently Low-Achieving School and the district was a Focus District. As superintendent, Robbie Fletcher...

Co-teaching means taking risks together

In order for a co-teaching assignment to benefit students, teachers must form a partnership that allows for risk taking.

The power of student voice

All students deserve the same opportunity I had to develop a voice within and outside of the classroom, and I believe any teacher is capable of helping a student develop that voice.

Learning won’t stop when the snow piles up

Thirteen school districts are creating programs for snowbound students.

Peer observation offers a path to growth

By Joseph Harris joseph.harris@lawrence.kyschools.us In the past few years, I’ve come to realize that peer observation is a powerful professional growth avenue for teachers, and it...

Armstrong chosen to lead Kentucky School Boards Association

Michael Allen (Mike) Armstrong has been chosen unanimously by the Kentucky School Boards Association (KSBA) Board of  Directors to become the next executive director...