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New members join Kentucky Board of Education; meeting focuses on accountability

Five new members assumed their seats on the Kentucky Board of Education June 8.

Grants available to support teacher leadership projects

The U.S. Department of Education is collaborating with ASCD and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards to provide direct support to teachers to strengthen professional development and improve student outcomes.

New Teacher Impact Grants program to fund promising practices

Through the new Teacher Impact Grants program from ASCD, teachers will be able to develop, expand and evaluate promising practices and programs that can transform the academic trajectory of students.

USED looking to thank teachers

The U.S. Department of Education wants to personally thank a number of teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week May 2-6 and is looking for recommendations...

State’s equitable access to effective educators plan approved

Kentucky’s plan to eliminate identified equity gaps includes strategies focused on recruitment, hiring and placement; ongoing, job-embedded professional learning; evaluation of educators and retention.

Kentucky’s Green Ribbon middle schools celebrate energy savings, other efforts

Two Kentucky middle schools are among three Kentucky institutions honored by the U.S. Department of Education as 2015 Green Ribbon Schools.

Education secretary praises Kentucky progress

During a trip to Louisville this week, United States Education Secretary Arne Duncan saw firsthand, some of the progress Kentucky has made in public...

KBE discusses Teacher Equity Plan, hiring search firm for commissioner search

The Kentucky Board of Education discussed at its meeting this week a plan to combat teacher turnover and ensure that all children in Kentucky...

Feedback sought on School Improvement Grant program

In coming weeks, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) will be applying to the U.S. Department of Education for a School Improvement Grant (SIG). These...

Four Kentucky public schools win Blue Ribbon honors

The U. S. Department of Education (USED) has named four Kentucky public schools as 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools, based on their overall academic...