Tuesday, July 23, 2019
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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...

Teach to Lead Summit for teacher leaders coming to Nashville

Teach to Lead will host its 15th Teacher Leadership Summit on April 27-29 in Nashville, Tenn. Teams of educators, which must include at least one classroom teacher, may submit ideas for the summit that use teacher leadership as a key strategy.

USED offers fellowship program for educators

Applications are open for the U.S. Department of Education’s (USED) 2018-19 School Ambassador Fellowship program. The program is designed to improve education for students by involving educators in the development and implementation of national education policy. The department is looking for outstanding teachers, principals, counselors, librarians and any other school-based professionals that interact daily with students and teachers.

Kentucky receives grant to improve children’s literacy skills

The United States Department of Education awarded the Kentucky Department of Education a 3-year, $24.9 million grant to support the development of pre-literacy skills, reading and writing among Kentucky’s children.

Four Kentucky public schools win Blue Ribbon honors

The U. S. Department of Education named four Kentucky public schools as 2017 National Blue Ribbon Schools, based on their overall academic excellence.

USED offers fellowship program for educators

Applications are open for the U.S. Department of Education’s (USED) 2017-18 School Ambassador Fellowship program. The program is designed to create a cadre of...

Nominate an educator for call from USED

The U.S. Department of Education (USED) will be making personal calls Jan. 9-13 to educators around the country to let them know how much...