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Commissioner celebrates innovation in education; emphasizes student readiness

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.

Commissioner convenes task force to study statewide curriculum development process

Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne D. Lewis is convening a task force charged with making recommendations on improving the process of developing quality curriculum for Kentucky's public schools.

School rating system to begin in September

At its Aug. 7 meeting in Frankfort, the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) discussed the development and implementation of Kentucky’s new 5-star school rating system, which will go live in September after the 2018-2019 K-PREP test scores are released.

Campbellsville University presents Excellence in Teaching Awards

Campbellsville University recognized 197 teachers from across Kentucky in its annual Excellence in Teaching Award Program.

KBE approves legislative agenda

During its Dec. 5 regular meeting in Frankfort, the Kentucky Board of Education voted unanimously to adopt the department’s legislative agenda as its own.

The bridge to literary engagement

Owensboro's Stephanie S. Luckett says giving her students choice about which books they read through a "tasting menu" helped them become more engaged in their own learning.

KCTE presents annual awards to four educators

The Kentucky Council of Teachers of English and Language Arts (KCTE) recognized four public-school educators with its annual awards, which were presented during KCTE’s annual conference in February.

Kentucky school districts on National Advanced Placement Honor Roll

The Hart County and Owensboro Independent public school districts have been named to the 8th Annual Advanced Placement Honor Roll, the College Board announced Dec. 6.

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.

2017 Kentucky Winner’s Circle schools recognized

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.