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Catching lightning in the classroom

By Amy Wallot amy.wallot@education.ky.gov Wearing a crown and carrying a staff, both made of black construction paper, 4th-grade student James Smith brought Zeus, the king of...

Superintendents’ Spotlight: Nick Brake, Owensboro Independent

In his second year as superintendent, Nick Brake has introduced a new motto celebrating Owensboro Public Schools’ history, while taking the district into a...

5 teachers join Hope Street Group fellows program

Five new teachers will join the 2014-15 cohort of Hope Street Group Kentucky State Teacher Fellows. They will work alongside 16 other teachers who embarked...

Districts of Innovation superintendents excited about future

Recently, three Kentucky public school districts were named Districts of Innovation – Owensboro Independent, Trigg County and Owsley County. Certain administrative regulations and statutory...

Podcasts work on students’ minds, bodies

Students are responding to walking while listening to lessons, teachers say.

Elementary teacher named latest Milken educator

Williams uses student interests to guide mathematics lessons

Williams receives Milken Family Foundation Award

Ryan Williams, a 3rd-grade teacher at Mary Lee Cravens Elementary School in the Owensboro Independent school district, is Kentucky’s newest recipient of the Milken...

Kentucky Teacher Leader of the Month: Paula Roberts, assistant superintendent, Owensboro...

Paula Roberts, assistant superintendent for the Owensboro Independent school district, describes herself as a “behind-the-scenes kind of gal.” But she’s definitely been noticed for her...

Lights, camera, learning!

High school theater class reaches across multiple curriculums.

Kentucky Teacher Leader of the Month: Kim Johnson, Owensboro Independent

Kim Johnson, special education director for the Owensboro Independent school district, said a strong leader is someone who communicates effectively, is hands-on and focuses...