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Kentucky commissioner lauds superintendents’ efforts amid COVID-19 crisis

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.

KBE SPOTLIGHT | Cody Pauley Johnson brings a voice to Eastern...

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.

KDE to recommend waivers delaying charter school authorization training

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.

24 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners named

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2020 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards.

Work group to consider changes to growth indicator in accountability system

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.

Getting their hands on science

Teachers attending the Kentucky Science Teachers Association’s annual conference in Lexington used everything from foam balls and a giant Slinky to a syringe and bag of marshmallows to discover new ways to engage their students.

In eastern Kentucky, a technological leap forward

With the help of a $30 million grant, 17 school districts are beefing up their technology to advance personalized learning.

Districts of Distinction recognized

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) and Kentucky Department of Education recognized eight school districts as Districts of Distinction at the board’s meeting Wednesday. The...

Milken award winner puts students first

Pikeville High School teacher is a model learner for students.