Estes has served as the interim superintendent since June 1. He was appointed as the permanent superintendent at a special Board of Education meeting and began his new role on Aug. 17.
Twenty-seven school counselors have been named as new members of the 2023-2024 School Counselor Advisory Council, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) announced on July 24.
It was an encounter with a high school principal that inspired Bourbon County’s new superintendent to want to pursue a career in education.
The selfless acts of kindness displayed by school personnel after the historic 265.7-mile tornado on Dec. 10 and 11 were recognized Jan. 27 by the Kentucky General Assembly.
The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2022 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards (TAA). These teachers qualify to compete for the 2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, which will be announced in September.
The Kentucky Board of Education voted to approve changes to the state’s accountability system recommended by the Kentucky Department of Education during its Feb. 3 regular meeting.
Forty-seven schools have been named Bright Spots in Kentucky Education, recognition for schools in which students performed better than expected on measures of educational achievement.
Gov. Matt Bevin made several appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions.
Leon Smith The Russellville Independent school district is a small district that is making gains in student academic achievement. Through the leadership of a strong experienced central office team, building administrators and a very committed staff, the district is now seeing improved achievement in all students. The adjustments and program implementations during the 2015-16 school year are having [...]
Hope Street Group Kentucky Teacher Fellow Cassie Redding bases her entire approach to teaching on the premise that the success of her students must be her top priority.