More than 240 middle and high school students and teachers from 33 schools represented Kentucky during the 2023 Technology Student Association (TSA) National Conference, and several brought home awards.
The foundation for great teamwork in eastern Kentucky following the catastrophic flooding – and what I feel is at the heart of every successful team – is open lines of communication.
The Kentucky Technology Student Association (KYTSA) will start 16 new high school chapters this fall thanks to a generous donation from Stan and Karen Pigman. All 16 schools are in the southeast region of Kentucky and will receive funding to start and maintain an active KYTSA chapter.
The final administration of the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) assessment came last spring, members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s School Curriculum Assessment and Accountability Council were told during their July 20 meeting.
Tragedy shaped Jason Booher’s approach as an educator. As a survivor of the Carrollton bus crash, the nation’s worst drunken driving accident, the new Mercer County superintendent has devoted his life to helping others.
Two Kentucky high school students have been named 2021. U.S. Presidential Scholars, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona announced May 13.
Members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council received assessment and accountability updates from department leadership during a March 16 virtual meeting.
Superintendents of five public school districts shared how they will use new federal ESSER II funding. Returning to in-person classes, administration of statewide assessments and using retired teachers as substitutes also was discussed.
Interim Education Commissioner Kevin C. Brown told the Local Superintendents Advisory Council that superintendents have helped the effort to continue instruction while in-person classes are suspended.
Kentucky Board of Education member Cody Pauley Johnson hopes to tackle the decline of jobs in the Eastern Kentucky region by putting an emphasis on education.