In another significant step forward in his Better Kentucky Plan creating jobs and opportunities in every corner of the commonwealth, Gov. Andy Beshear announced $75 million has been approved to go to Kentucky school districts to fund renovation projects at Local Area Vocational Education Centers (LAVEC).
Kentucky DECA state and regional officers participated in activities designed to enhance their leadership, communication, project management and teamwork abilities during the 2021 Kentucky DECA Summer Leadership Camp.
Northern Kentucky University hosted the 2019 Lieutenant Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge on April 12. Students from throughout the state gathered to present their projects and ideas to various business professionals.
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.
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.
Ben Cundiff may be a chemical engineer by training, but it’s the reactions in the classroom that lead to great education that have always interested him.
Sixteen Kentucky public high school students have been named to the Commissioner’s Student Council, a group that provides input to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt.
Sixteen Kentucky schools have been named winners of the National Healthy Schools Award by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. The awards were announced recently by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a national organization founded by the American Heart Association and the Clinton Foundation whose goal is to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity and to empower children to [...]
Commissioner Stephen L. Pruitt welcomed the opinions of students on the Next-Generation Student Advisory Council in one of his first meetings with students.
Lindsey Childers By Lindsey Childers firstname.lastname@example.org Imagine a classroom that centers on discovery – a classroom that allows students to act as teachers and use the skills they have acquired to solve actual problems. This sort of classroom is possible and is, in fact, happening all over Kentucky. In my district, this classroom method is becoming a more [...]