The U. S. Department of Education named five Kentucky public schools as 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools based on their overall academic excellence.
Forty-four Kentucky schools are among those recognized nationwide as 2020 America’s Healthiest Schools.
In the 2019 State of Education address Dec. 3, Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis issued a call to action to the state’s education community and encouraged education leaders, educators, policymakers and families to work together to ensure each and every student is well-prepared for life and the opportunities of the 21st century economy.
The Kentucky Department of Education recognized 10 Kentucky public schools on Sept. 18 for outstanding teaching and learning conditions. These Winners’ Circle schools were recognized for their effective teaching and school leadership practices and will be shared as models of best practices across the state.
By Amy Wallot My photo archive for 2013 has just over 1,000 pictures in it. That’s just the selects, the best few from every shoot. Unedited, there are thousands more from schools all across the state. I often say I have the best job at the Kentucky Department of Education and reviewing my work from the past year reaffirms it. [...]
Migrant Education Program provides extra support to teachers and students.
Merritt Robinson, of DuPont Manual High School (Jefferson County), was recognized with the 2011 Kentucky Outstanding Civic Education Leadership Award during the 2011 PNC/Kentucky High School Athletic Assocation (KHSAA) Boys Sweet 16 Basketball Tournament March 18 at Rupp Arena in Lexington.
Students can continue learning over the holiday break, but teachers face a balancing act in how much - if any - homework to assign their students.