Kentucky preschool enrollment has steadily declined from 2010-2020, said Bill Buchanan, education program consultant in the Kentucky Department of Education’s Division of IDEA Implementation and Preschool.
The McCreary County School District wasn’t singled out for scrutiny in early 2020. The small district in southeastern Kentucky was just one of 10 randomly selected for state review each year.
London Elementary School (Laurel County) students are in for a terrific treat this year. Students in pre-K through 5th grade are being introduced to a reboot of their Positive Behavioral Intervention System mascot, Tippy the Tiger.
School bus drivers and monitors in Warren County have been given trauma-informed training to help them better understand their students.
Thousands of Kentucky educators are learning more about Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports thanks to free training that meets the requirements of a new state regulation on the use of restraint and seclusion in Kentucky schools.
Students go to school to learn, make friends and gain invaluable experiences to take with them beyond the walls of a school building.