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Eighteen new students selected for KDE’s 2021-2022 Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council

Eighteen Kentucky public high school students have been named to the 2021-2022 Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) announced on May 28.

Pulaski County senior chosen as Educators Rising national vice president

Educators Rising Kentucky is proud to announce that one of their own student leaders has been selected to serve as the national vice president of programs for Educators Rising for the 2021-2022 school year.

Kentucky principals discuss potential early spring return to in-person instruction

Kentucky’s Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass met virtually with the Kentucky Department of Education’s Principals Advisory Council on Dec. 8 to seek the council’s opinion on when schools throughout the Commonwealth should return to in-person instruction.

KBE votes to allow school boards to postpone charter school training

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) voted at its regular meeting Feb. 4 to grant waivers to school boards wishing to hold off on 12 hours of charter school authorizer training until they receive a charter school application.

Elementary and middle schools to begin online testing in 2019-2020

Beginning Feb. 24 and continuing through March 6, the Kentucky Department of Education will conduct field tests that will assess current, newly adopted content area standards.

Students selected for Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council

Eleven Kentucky public high school students have been named to the Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, a group that provides input to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis.

Five Kentucky public schools named 2019 Blue Ribbon winners

The U. S. Department of Education (USED) named five Kentucky public schools as 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools, based on their overall academic excellence.

Coach underscores Blue Ribbon school’s focus on novice reduction

Oak Hill Elementary School, a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School in Pulaski County, has seen success since hiring a novice reduction coach to help students who are struggling in mathematics.

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.

Classroom teacher takes her place as EPSB chair

Sarah Burnett, a 4th-grade mathematics teacher in Pulaski County, thinks her experience in the classroom will help guide her decisions as head of the Education Professional Standards Board.