The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Kentucky United We Learn Council met for its regular fall convening on Nov. 2-3.
November is often considered as a month of thankfulness. With Thanksgiving and the official start of the holiday season, November is a good time to remember all of the positive things that have happened in our lives.
Shane Baker, a 3rd-grade teacher at Jennings Creek Elementary School (Warren County), was celebrated on Oct. 26 as the latest Kentucky educator to receive the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award.
The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) vision for Kentuckians and their families in K-12 education rests upon three ideas: a vibrant student experience, innovation in our schools and collaboration with our communities.
Kentucky Board of Education outlines next steps in commissioner search, approves Call to Action document
The Kentucky Board of Education held a special virtual meeting Aug. 21 to discuss the next steps towards hiring a new commissioner of education and to approve a document that will ultimately guide the board’s work moving forward.
Kentucky Board of Education approves additional budget requests, discusses Portrait of a Learner implementation
The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) approved a final list of priorities for additional budget requests during its annual retreat and regular meeting at Dale Hollow Lake State Park on Aug. 2-3.
Kentucky Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass announced July 31 that he will step down from his position on Sept. 29 in order to become associate vice president of teaching and learning at Western Michigan University.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is providing two out-of-school programs in Jefferson and Fayette counties with $500,000 each in federal funds this summer.
School district leaders from across the Commonwealth joined virtually on July 18 to share their journeys with deeper learning, presenting their work in creating authentic, meaningful learning for all students.
I attended the Prichard Committee’s Groundswell Summit held at Floyd Central High School in June. This annual event brings together Kentucky educators, families, administrators and other community leaders who are seeking new and innovative ideas for increasing student success, with a special focus on family engagement.