LETRS

District LETRS Spotlight: Breathitt County

District leaders in Breathitt County recall first hearing of the Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) in 2019 when the district was carrying out the requirements of their Striving Readers grant.

By |2024-05-07T16:40:55-04:00May 7, 2024|

KDE reviews Kentucky School Report Card with state legislators

Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) officials reviewed the just-released accountability data on the Kentucky School Report Card for the 2022-2023 academic year at the Interim Joint Committee on Education meeting on Nov. 1.

By |2023-11-03T17:13:15-04:00November 3, 2023|

Kentucky Board of Education discusses early literacy, National Board pilot program

Members of the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) heard an update on early literacy instruction in educator preparation programs  from Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) staff during their Oct. 10-11 meeting. Senate Bill 9 (2022), also known as the Read to Succeed Act, spurred several changes with early literacy instruction. On the teacher preparation side, the legislation focused on areas of phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension.

By |2023-10-12T14:55:16-04:00October 11, 2023|
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