Lincoln County

From school board to superintendent: Bruce Smith takes on new role in Lincoln County

After spending almost three decades in education in Lincoln County, Bruce Smith is taking on a new role. He retired from Lincoln County Schools six years ago, then successfully ran for the Lincoln County School Board and was elected chairman. Then he decided to aim for superintendent after the position came open this year. Smith began leading the district as superintendent on July 1.

By |2023-07-25T11:14:48-04:00July 25, 2023|

Thirteen Kentucky school districts will participate in statewide college success program

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE), the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and OneGoal, a leading postsecondary success organization, announced that 13 Kentucky public school districts will participate in a statewide effort to receive postsecondary professional coaching at the school and district leadership levels to improve college readiness outcomes for students.

By |2023-01-04T13:21:16-05:00November 15, 2022|

KDE hires four new specialists to help students with disabilities transition after high school

Students with disabilities have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic compared to their peers without disabilities. The American Rescue Plan: Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ARP ESSER) is providing Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Office of Special Education and Early Learning (OSEEL) a chance to help those students.

By |2022-01-14T14:26:05-05:00January 14, 2022|

Giving voice to the voiceless: Integrating diverse narratives into history education

With professional development money seemingly dwindling every year, educators are finding it harder and harder to learn new and innovative ways to teach America’s past and help students connect with it. While we know how to teach the flawed pantheon of historical figures, many of our students fail to see someone who looks or thinks like them.

By |2021-02-03T16:16:31-05:00February 3, 2021|
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