During its meeting in Frankfort Oct. 5, the Kentucky Board of Education agreed to study the concept of public charter schools in Kentucky. Currently 43 states have legislation that allows charter schools. Kentucky does not.
For 2016-17, the Program Review process is greatly streamlined. Rubrics have been reduced from up to 56 pages to 8-10 pages and only two programs will be scored each year rather than every program.
Fayette’s Laura Roché, the 2015 Kentucky World Language Association’s Outstanding Teacher, shares her love of French with her students and love of teaching with fellow educators.
More than 120 teachers attended this year’s Berea Festival of Learnshops where they made art, learned about program reviews and the new National Core Arts Standards.
An audit of Kentucky school Program Reviews showed that the audited schools overscored their programs in K-3, writing, practical living/career studies, and arts and humanities, the Kentucky Board of Education learned at its meeting today. Earlier this year, in response to Senate Bill 1 (2009), Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) staff designed and implemented an audit process for Program Reviews at eight schools [...]
Jessamine County schools illustrate their emphasis on arts and humanities with new district-wide coordinators.
A Hazard Middle School teacher has led an effort to make students’ individual learning plans more meaningful.
In order to compete in the 21st century economy, Kentucky students must learn to think globally. Fourteen elementary and middle schools across the state will become models for implementing globally competency into schools’ curriculum.
The third annual Let's TALK: Conversations About Effective Teaching conference has been scheduled for June 15-16 in Louisville. Registration will open soon for the conference at which attendees may: gain practical strategies for implementing the Kentucky Core Academic Standards, especially science, social studies and arts and humanities standards. improve teaching through the new Professional Growth and Effectiveness System and Program [...]
Upcoming school year shaping up to be a busy one with educator effectiveness, new science standards and more
Education Commissioner Terry Holliday The 2014-15 school year is upon us, and it’s going to be an exciting and busy school year for Kentucky public school students, educators and parents. Many new and continuing initiatives will require the time and attention of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), school districts, schools and educators. All of these efforts support [...]