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Superintendents Advisory Council takes a look at family engagement resources

One of the best predictors of student success is the extent to which families are encouraging learning at home, Kathy Burkhardt, senior director of the Learning Grove and former superintendent of Erlanger-Elsmere Independent, told the Superintendents Advisory Council during a Nov. 17 meeting.

24 Kentucky Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners named for 2022

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2022 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards (TAA). These teachers qualify to compete for the 2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, which will be announced in September.

National honor for Owensboro Independent PIO

The National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) has named its fifth class of 35 Under 35, and one Kentucky public relations professional is included.

KDE’s Teachers Webcast provides a voice for Kentucky educators during NTI

The Kentucky Department of Education hosted its first Teachers Webcast on April 28. Teachers across the state joined to share their experiences with NTI and what lessons can be learned during this trying time.

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.

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.