Applications are being accepted for the Next-Generation Student Council, which meets with the commissioner of education and Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) staff to discuss how decisions made at the state level are affecting students. The commissioner created the council to gain valuable feedback from Kentucky students and to engage student leaders in learning by doing. Participants in the year-long [...]
By Amy Wallot firstname.lastname@example.org Members of the third installment of the Next-Generation Student Council recently visited the offices of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) for a day of learning and sharing. They met with Commissioner Terry Holliday and state Rep. Derrick Graham, D-Frankfort, and learned about the Professional Growth and Effectiveness System and the LYNC Toolkit from members of the KDE staff. [...]
Education Commissioner Terry Holliday Positive change is underway in Kentucky’s public schools. But as the K-PREP scores released last week show us, we as educators are going to need to take even more dramatic steps if we are going to move our students and our schools forward. Small, incremental changes like block scheduling, computers in the classroom [...]
While always on the minds and agendas of staffers at the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), students are a rarity in the KDE offices. But recently members of the Next-Generation Student Council visited KDE to share their thoughts about classroom engagement, teacher evaluations, finical aid and even school lunch with the Kentucky Department of Education.
Eleven-member council kicks off its first meeting with discussions on testing, compulsory school attendance, teacher evaluations and more.
Eleven students representing school districts statewide have been selected to serve on the first Next-Generation Student Council, a new group formed by Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday. The eleven, listed by school district, are: Boone Co., Logan VanWay, 10th grade, Boone County High Bullitt Co., Forrest Miller, 12th grade, North Bullitt High Burgin Ind., Brittany Hughes, 12th grade, Burgin High Butler Co., Steven Peay, [...]
The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking public school students in grades 10-12 to serve on the newly-created Next-Generation Student Council. Education Commissioner Terry Holliday created the council to gain valuable feedback from Kentucky students and to engage student leaders. The council will meet with the commissioner and Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) staff, both in person and virtually, to [...]