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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.
Interim Kentucky Education Commissioner Kevin C. Brown told the Local Superintendents Advisory Council at its Jan. 28 meeting of his intention to make two recommendations to the Kentucky Board of Education that would address the requirement that local school board members receive 12 hours of charter school authorization training for the next year.
The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2020 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards.
Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis has called for the creation of a group of key stakeholders from across the Commonwealth to review the state’s current growth calculation methodology and make recommendations for how to improve it before the release of school accountability data next fall.
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