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Milken award winner helping students, colleagues excel

Laura Cole, a mathematics teacher in Kenton County who was the recipient of a Milken Educator Award, chose teaching over accounting and has impacted both students and fellow teachers.

KBE SPOTLIGHT | Lee Todd wants to help Kentucky students ‘dream...

Lee Todd, a former president of the University of Kentucky and a member of the Kentucky Board of Education, said it’s important for educators to help students realize what is possible beyond the world they can see.

NAEP: Kentucky stalls on progress in 4th- and 8th-grade math; shows...

According to National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores released Oct. 30, Kentucky schools have failed to make progress in the critical areas of 4th- and 8th-grade reading and mathematics for a decade.

Commissioner seeking feedback on reading and math basic competency graduation requirement

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking public feedback on reading and math basic competency requirements for the state’s new minimum high school graduation requirements, per Senate Bill 175 (2019). 

Growing teacher shortages will affect Kentucky students

Thousands of teaching positions in Kentucky schools remain unfilled as the start of a new school year approaches, and the Kentucky Department of Education is working to address the shortage through high school career pathways, college recruitment and alternative certifications

Kentucky Department of Education launches summer reading initiative

Children will be given free books at several lunch programs being held across the state this summer as a part of the Kentucky Department of Education’s summer reading and math initiative, Stride, Don’t Slide!

Feedback sought on assessment blueprints for reading/writing, math and social studies

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on draft assessment blueprints for reading/writing, mathematics and social studies.

Opening the treasures of the language of math with children’s literature

During the past 25 years, the use of children’s literature as a context for teaching mathematical language has become a popular classroom practice and has been accompanied by an explosion in the number of children’s books that have been written specifically for such use.

The imperative of achievement gap closure in Kentucky

One of the most notable of the education challenges we continue to face are socioeconomic and racial achievement gaps. Even with the progress we have made in recent decades with increases in achievement overall, we have made very little progress with closing such gaps.

Reading, math field test at grade 10 scheduled for spring

Grade 10 students will take a field test in reading and mathematics in spring 2019.