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Nominations are being accepted for the 2019-2020 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
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.
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).
Four Kentucky mathematics and science teachers are among 213 recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, which is awarded to outstanding K-12 science and mathematics teachers from across the country.
Teachers in grades 5-12 may register their students to participate in the Stock Market Game, an interactive, educational simulation and competition that teaches personal finance, economics, technology and team-building skills and can be used in mathematics, reading, writing, economics, social studies and business classes.
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
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!
The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on draft assessment blueprints for reading/writing, mathematics and social studies.
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.
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.