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Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt has been named to the new Kentucky Work Matters Task Force.
This summer, we are working on the standards for both English/language arts (E/LA) and mathematics. Please take some time and give us your thoughts on our draft standards and let us know how they can be improved.
Kellie Clark, a 16-year veteran teacher at Randall K. Cooper High School in Boone County, is the 2018 Kentucky Teacher of the Year.
The Kentucky Department of Education is moving forward with the review and revision process for academic standards in English/language arts and mathematics.
Commissioner Pruitt shares his thoughts about the implications of House Bill 520, which was signed into law in March and gives local school boards and the mayors of Lexington and Louisville the authority to authorize charter schools.
At its regularly scheduled April meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education received an update on new education laws passed by the 2017 General Assembly. House Bill 520 allows non-religious public charter schools for the first time in Kentucky. Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt said work has already started at the Kentucky Department of Education to prepare for the establishment of charters.
After just one week, more than 17,300 Kentucky educators have taken part in the TELL (Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning) Survey of school working conditions. That represents about 38 percent of the school-based certified educators eligible to participate.