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.
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.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) heard from superintendents about traits they hope to see in the state’s next education commissioner during the Superintendents Webcast on Sept. 12.
KDE is providing access to Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS), as part of the Kentucky Reading Academies. LETRS is a two-year, in-depth, job-embedded professional learning series; it is not a program.
Officials with the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) provided an update on the department’s efforts to bolster literacy education during the Superintendents Webcast on Aug. 15.
The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Teachers Advisory Council (TAC) met June 6 to discuss morale among education professionals and changes to academic standards.
A program designed to keep kids fed during the COVID-19 pandemic will be changing soon, superintendents were told during the Kentucky Department of Education’s Superintendents Webcast on May 22.
Over 1,800 Kentucky educators and administrators are currently a part of the first cohort of LETRS professional learning. Applications for the second cohort, which starts in October, are open now.
Kentucky Board of Education discusses progress with early literacy instruction, Henry County Public Schools expansion
The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) learned about efforts to overhaul literacy education — including statewide professional learning through Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) — during its two-day meeting that concluded April 12
Representatives of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Office of Teaching and Learning updated state lawmakers on March 7 about the progress of new early literacy initiatives.