Stephen Pruitt

Commissioner Pruitt receives Thornton Award

The Kentucky School Public Relations Association has presented Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt with the 2017 Richard Thornton Award for exceptional leadership and dedication to public education in Kentucky.

By |2022-10-04T12:31:31-04:00November 7, 2017|

Kentucky Board of Education approves charter regulations

House Bill 520 (2017) cleared the way for the first charter schools in the state and during its regular meeting Oct. 4, the Kentucky Board of Education approved four regulations governing the establishment and operation of public charter schools.

By |2017-10-06T11:14:03-04:00October 5, 2017|

Kentucky submits consolidated state plan under ESSA

After more than a year-and-a-half of extensive outreach and engagement efforts, the Kentucky Department of Education has submitted its Consolidated State Plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act to the United States Department of Education.

By |2018-09-18T15:27:53-04:00September 18, 2017|
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