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Kentucky schools win national awards

Forty-four Kentucky schools are among those recognized nationwide as 2020 America’s Healthiest Schools.

24 Kentucky Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners named for 2021

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2021 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards (TAA). These teachers qualify to compete for the 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award which will be announced in October.

U.S. Presidential Scholars Program announces semifinalists

Six Kentucky public high school students have been named semifinalists in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.

Six districts recognized among Best Communities for Music Education

Six Kentucky school districts have been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the NAMM Foundation for their outstanding commitment to music education and efforts to assure access to music for all students as part of a well-rounded education.

KDE’s Year in Review: Revising standards, honoring students

This is the final installment of a six-part series detailing the work and achievements of the Kentucky Department of Education during the past year.

Lewis honors three student groups for advancing educational excellence

Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis on April 24 honored three student-based organizations from across the Commonwealth for their participation in a new initiative aimed at promoting the importance of education.

A careful approach to self-care

Educators are learning that it’s necessary to take some time to take care of themselves in order to better meet the needs of their students.

Keeping students in their seats

Chronic absenteeism has a place in Kentucky’s new accountability system, as well as a definition that has been written into a regulation.

Students selected for commissioner’s advisory council

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

Kentucky Board of Education discusses 2018-20 biennial budget

According to Kentucky Department of Education staff, additional money will be needed to implement Senate Bill 1 (2017).