Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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Doing the impossible for Kentucky’s students

Our new vision for Kentucky education is one that puts students at the center of our work, values the profession of education, and values the education of the whole child, not simply test scores.

Kentucky Board of Education updated on new laws

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.

Education commissioner supports autism awareness

Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt is leading educators across Kentucky in recognizing World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 in support of children and families who experience autism on a daily basis.

TELL Kentucky off to a good start; participants earn cash

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.

Pruitt to host Town Hall Meetings on school accountability

Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt will be hosting a series of regional Town Hall Meetings across the Commonwealth to gather feedback from Kentuckians on a new accountability system that has been under development for the past year.

Share your thoughts on the proposed new accountability system

We're getting ready to kick off another round of Town Hall meetings across Kentucky to get your input into what you think about the state's proposed new accountability system.

Star players

For kids all over Kentucky, the dream is to someday stand on the floor at Rupp Arena and shoot that game winning shot, hearing the crowd go wild and having a championship-winning player pat you on the back.

Pruitt issues State of P-12 Education report

Kentucky must do more to ensure all students receive the same educational opportunities and access to rigorous coursework, Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt said during his State of Education news conference Feb. 22.

Show some love for our public schools

During this Valentine's Day week, let’s take time to show some love for our public schools.

Kentucky Board of Education discusses new accountability system

The Kentucky Board of Education took a first look at the proposed new accountability system for Kentucky schools and districts during a work session Feb. 7 and generally liked what it saw.