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High School Speech League State Tournament names winners

The Kentucky High School Speech League (KHSSL) State Tournament celebrated its 100 year of state competitions with students from throughout the state competing virtually in 14 speech events. The first KHSSL statewide debate was held in 1921 with speech events added the next year.

KBE SPOTLIGHT | For three decades, Holly Bloodworth has been educating...

Holly Bloodworth, the 2014 Kentucky Teacher of the Year who spent 32 years teaching at Murray Elementary School, originally planned on being a nurse during her first three years at Murray State University.

Five Kentucky public schools named 2019 Blue Ribbon winners

The U. S. Department of Education (USED) named five Kentucky public schools as 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools, based on their overall academic excellence.

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 2019 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards.

Two Kentucky schools named National Title 1 Distinguished Schools

The National Title I Association will honor two Kentucky schools as 2017 National Title I Distinguished Schools on Feb. 9 during the 2018 National Title I Conference in Philadelphia.

KDE expands regional visual and performing arts specialists

The Kentucky Department of Education has expanded its cohort of regional visual and performing arts specialists for the 2017-18 school year.

Former Murray superintendent receives KASA service award

Bob Rogers, former superintendent of Murray Independent schools, has been given the 2017 Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA) Distinguished Service Award. The award...

‘Human capital’ can help districts maximize technology

As more technology is put into students’ hands, efforts are underway to urge districts to ensure that teachers know how to use it in their classrooms.

The everlasting effects of traveling in a teacher

Lauren Hines, a Spanish and global competency teacher at Murray High School (Murray Independent), shares how her global travel has impacted how students learn in her classroom.

Districts of Distinction recognized

The Kentucky Board of Education and the Kentucky Department of Education recognized 16 school districts as Districts of Distinction at the board’s Feb. 8 meeting.