Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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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.

24 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners named

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2019 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards.

Through-course tasks taking hold

Through-course tasks being implemented as part of Kentucky’s new science assessment system are helping both students and teachers.

VSA Kentucky art exhibit available to schools

The 2018 VSA Kentucky Student Traveling Exhibition, “A Matter of Perspective,” has begun its tour and is available free of charge to schools, museums and other institutions.

Coding skills training program open to seniors in three districts

High school seniors in three Kentucky districts – Eminence Independent, Jefferson County and Shelby County – may apply to a training program in which they can develop digital, business and life skills to help them pursue careers in technology.

Gov. Bevin makes appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions

Gov. Matt Bevin made several appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions.

Design thinking can deepen scientific understanding

Shelby County's Katie Strange shares her experience with Design Thinking, which is a way for students to identify a problem in their lives and work collaboratively to solve it.

Achieving professional and personal growth through content integration

Shelby County's Kari Jesse shares how she learned to find her inner artist and enrich her Spanish classes by integrating art into her classroom.

Taking the entrepreneurship challenge

Students are learning about the mechanics of starting a business and how to present their idea in the inaugural Lieutenant Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge.

TELLing it like it is

The biennial anonymous survey of working conditions in Kentucky’s public schools runs through March.