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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...

Putting aside micromanagement for the sake of students

Earlier this month, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) held the second annual Superintendent Summit; almost all 173 school districts were represented either by...

The good news and bad news on NCLB waivers

First, the good news: Last week the U.S. Department of Education (USED) notified us that it had approved Kentucky's application for a one-year extension...

Guidance for districts on communicating about student data privacy

The U.S. Department of Education has new guidance for schools and districts on how to keep parents and students better informed about what student data...

Closing the opportunity gap

Equal educational opportunity for all -- it was the basis of the lawsuit that triggered the Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990 and remains...

Consortia assessments – yours, mine or ours?

As states moved to implement new, more rigorous college/career-readiness standards in English/language arts and mathematics, they faced a challenge: how would they assess student...