State recognized for computer science education policy

Director of Awesome Inc Garrett Ebel helps senior Elisha Mutayongwa create variables and functions in JavaScript while visiting Tates Creek High School (Fayette County).Photo by Amy Wallot, Dec. 9, 2013 Code.org, a national non-profit organization that promotes computer science education and computer programming or coding, has recognized Kentucky for its “progressive state policy to make computer science count” [...]

By |2020-09-10T09:43:57-04:00May 22, 2014|

America Achieves Fellowship for Teachers and Principals accepting nominations

The America Achieves Fellowship for Teachers and Principals wants to bring educators together to impact practice, policy and public debate on critical issues in education. This fellowship is designed to leverage participants’ expertise to help other educators improve student outcomes and strengthen leadership and management on a large scale across the education system. Nominations for fellowships are being accepted. The Teacher [...]

By |2014-04-30T14:12:59-04:00May 1, 2014|

KSBA holds FERPA compliance conference

The Kentucky School Boards Association is hosting a FERPA Conference on Aug. 10 at the Clarion Hotel in Lexington.  The U.S. Department of Education’s FERPA compliance office recently issued new student records regulations. That office also announced it is ramping up its enforcement of FERPA regulations.  Why is FERPA Compliance Important? Violations can damage a student/parent. Civil Liability Damages It is Federal [...]

By |2012-07-31T11:13:52-04:00August 2, 2012|

KSBA hosts annual Federal and State Law Update

The Kentucky School Boards Association's (KSBA) will host its annual Federal & State Law Update: Impact on Your School District Conference May 10-11 at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington. The conference will provide school boards and districts information they need to appropriately implement legal and policy changes within their districts for next school year. In order to address liability concerns from situations around the country, other topics [...]

By |2012-04-03T09:35:48-04:00April 5, 2012|
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