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Nominations open for Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award

The U.S. Department of Education is accepting nominations for the inaugural Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award. The award will be presented each year to two educators – one at the elementary level and one at the secondary level – who instill in their students the knowledge, skills and passion for cybersecurity and related subjects.

GEAR UP Kentucky putting low-income students on path to success

Students in 12 school districts will be the latest to participate in a program designed to help prepare students in low-income communities for success in postsecondary education.

Strengthening special education through teamwork

A conference for directors of special education was designed to strengthen their partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education.

U.S. Department of Education compiles Constitution Day resources

The U.S. Department of Education has assembled a number of resources for teachers to plan activities related to Constitution Day, Sept. 17.

KDE to showcase TRACK apprenticeship program to employers

The Kentucky Department of Education hopes to attract employers to the Tech Ready Apprentices for Careers in Kentucky youth apprenticeship program.

Growing teacher shortages will affect Kentucky students

Thousands of teaching positions in Kentucky schools remain unfilled as the start of a new school year approaches, and the Kentucky Department of Education is working to address the shortage through high school career pathways, college recruitment and alternative certifications

Kentucky one of 22 states to meet Section 616 requirements

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs has released its annual determinations under Section 616 of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and has found that Kentucky meets the requirements and purposes of Part B.

Fayette elementary school earns Green Ribbon honor

Tates Creek Elementary School (Fayette County) has been recognized as a 2019 National Green Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.

Kentucky high school apprenticeship program receives national attention

The Tech Ready Apprenticeship for Careers in Kentucky (TRACK) program was in the national spotlight Sept. 12 as U.S. Assistant Education Secretary Scott Stump toured a program site in Lexington as a part of the U.S. Department of Education’s “Rethink School” Back-to-School tour.

Lewis cites need for more school resource officers at roundtable

The Federal Commission on School Safety visited Lexington June 26 as part of a national listening tour on safety issues. Kentucky Department of Education...