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Kentucky’s newest commissioner found his calling, and his family, in education

Coming from a family of Kentucky educators, Jason Glass had a passion for learning, community and democracy. Now, with an extensive and diverse array of educational and professional experiences, he has been able to turn those passions toward the work of being Kentucky’s next commissioner of education.

Eleven alternative programs in Kentucky recognized for exemplary work

In an effort to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve students with a variety of learning needs, the Kentucky Department of Education has named 11 Alternative Programs of Distinction.

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors Garrard student volunteer

Breanna Burkhead, a senior at Garrard County High School, was named as one of Kentucky’s top two youth volunteers of 2020 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism.

GEAR UP Kentucky putting low-income students on path to success

Students in 12 school districts will be the latest to participate in a program designed to help prepare students in low-income communities for success in postsecondary education.

24 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners named

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2020 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards.

Superintendent Spotlight: Dennis Davis, Mercer County

The Mercer County school district continues to move in a positive direction through the leadership of Superintendent Dennis Davis. This Proficient school district has...

Taking in knowledge, while giving back to others

Schools can help with memorial funding and learn along the way.

A sine of the times

One calculus teacher guides students at two schools using Skype.

Taking a bite out of success

As they took bites of different apples, 2nd-grade students at Anne Mason Elementary School (Scott County) kicked off a science unit without even realizing it.