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Lt. Gov. Coleman announces student-led mental health roundtables during Commissioner’s Student...

Kentucky will host a series of roundtables aimed to address mental health in the state’s public schools, Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman announced during the June 1 virtual meeting of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council.

Gov. Beshear, Kentucky education leaders announce state initiative to improve equity...

On March 4, Gov. Andy Beshear, Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman, Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass and other state education leaders announced the relaunch of the Kentucky Academy for Equity in Teaching (KAET), a statewide initiative to recruit and retain a more diverse workforce of teachers.

Kentucky celebrates 82 new National Board Certified Teachers during virtual ceremony

Kentucky recognized 82 teachers newly certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards during a Feb. 11 virtual ceremony. Another group of NBCTs is expected to be announced in late February, adding to Kentucky’s total.

Kentucky announces Commonwealth Education Continuum to ease transitions in education

Gov. Andy Beshear and state education officials on Dec. 3 announced the creation of an initiative to help Kentucky students through transition points in education, from early childhood to adult learning.

Kentucky Board of Education reviews recommended changes to state’s accountability system

During the Kentucky Board of Education’s Dec. 2 regular meeting, the board reviewed recommended changes to the state’s accountability system to align it with Senate Bill 158 (2020).

Gov. Beshear suspends in-person instruction in Kentucky schools beginning Nov. 23

Gov. Andy Beshear announced that all Kentucky schools must cease in-person instruction and transition to remote or virtual instruction beginning Nov. 23. An executive order will be forthcoming and is expected to be signed by Nov. 20.

Harrison County’s Robert Walker and Barren County’s Shelly Thomas to represent...

Two educational support staff members have been selected for the national 2020 Recognizing Inspirational School Employees (RISE) Award.

Governor, KDE ask schools to work with local leaders on COVID-19

Gov. Andy Beshear and state officials praised the work school superintendents have done to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and asked them to join with other local leaders to encourage adherence to health guidelines.

Donnie Piercey named 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year in first...

Donnie Piercey, a 5th-grade teacher at Stonewall Elementary School (Fayette County), is the 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year and Elementary Teacher of the Year.

Louisville junior selected as first student member on Kentucky Board of...

The Kentucky Department of Education announced Oct. 2 that Solyana Mesfin of Louisville was selected as the first active public school student in the Commonwealth to hold a seat on the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE).