Tuesday, July 7, 2020
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Berea puts on training for regional arts specialists

The City of Berea/Tourism offered a two-day conference for KDE's new regional arts specialists, allowing them time to collaborate as they attended sessions focused on implementing the new arts standards in dance, media arts, music, theater, visual arts and Program Review.

KDE announces new regional arts specialists

The Kentucky Department of Education has started a new program of regional arts specialists. Teachers, schools and districts will be able to utilize these individuals as an arts resource for their school and district.

Students selected for Commissioner’s Student Council

Sixteen Kentucky public high school students have been named to the Commissioner’s Student Council, a group that provides input to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt.

Learning while teaching

Holly Bloodworth shares how she learned what teachers discover by traveling abroad can impact what they do in their own classrooms.

Blue Ribbon school’s success story starts with relationships

Murray High School students start their day with a hug at the front door, then enter an atmosphere in which both they and their teachers are held to high standards.

A profile of teacher leadership

2014 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Holly Bloodworth reminds teachers to enjoy the small successes along the road to greater improvement.

Four Kentucky public schools win Blue Ribbon honors

Beechwood Elementary, Bush Elementary, Murray High School and The School for the Creative and Performing Arts in Fayette County are among 335 public and private, elementary, middle and high schools across the country recognized by the U. S. Department of Education as 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools

Test taking time

The end of the school year brings excitement and a bit of relief. For high school students, the relief comes after finished end-of-course exams. That’s what I came across as I visited Murray High School in the Murray Independent school district, a District of Distinction.

9 schools, district recognized for best practices

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) recognized nine schools and one district for best practices during the second annual Continuous Improvement Summit on Tuesday. Education...

Momentum is growing for teacher leadership

Leadership can take many forms. It can be take charge or by example. It can be a position or an attitude. It can be...