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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.

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...

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...

USED produces video on keeping student info secure

The Privacy Technical Assistance Center, a service of the U.S. Department of Education, has produced an informational video about sending student information by email....