One of the best predictors of student success is the extent to which families are encouraging learning at home, Kathy Burkhardt, senior director of the Learning Grove and former superintendent of Erlanger-Elsmere Independent, told the Superintendents Advisory Council during a Nov. 17 meeting.
Nine outstanding teachers from across the state – three elementary, three middle and four high school– are semifinalists for the 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year award, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and Valvoline Inc. announced on Sept. 1.
The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2021 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards (TAA). These teachers qualify to compete for the 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award which will be announced in October.
Thirteen 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.
The Kentucky Arts Council awarded 19 grants to 12 schools in October to fund student transportation to and from arts-related field trips through the TranspARTation Grant program.
Most of the college and career readiness counselors hired in 22 districts through a federal grant are still in place, even though the grant has ended.
Teachers came from across Kentucky, and the country, to take part in a wide range of classes at the Berea Festival of Learnshops.
Three Kentucky schools received New Troupe Charter Grants in the 2016-17 school year.
Gallup Poll helps districts target important issues facing students.
Teacher brings history to life with a mix of traditional teaching and surprises.