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Ag Athletes of the Year recognized by KHSAA, Department of Agriculture

Five high school student-athletes involved in agriculture from Kentucky public schools have been named the 2020 Ag Athletes of the Year by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

Interim commissioner commends Kentucky teachers’ work during NTI days

Interim Education Commissioner Kevin C. Brown told the Teachers Advisory Council that Kentucky’s efforts to continue education during the COVID-19 emergency compare favorably with other states.

Eleven alternative programs in Kentucky recognized for exemplary work

In an effort to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve students with a variety of learning needs, the Kentucky Department of Education has named 11 Alternative Programs of Distinction.

KBE SPOTLIGHT | Education was Patrice McCrary’s ‘yellow brick road’

After public education changed the course of her life, Patrice McCrary spent more than 30 years as a classroom teacher and teacher leader, and now she is lending her voice to the Kentucky Board of Education.

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors Garrard student volunteer

Breanna Burkhead, a senior at Garrard County High School, was named as one of Kentucky’s top two youth volunteers of 2020 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism.

KDE’s Year in Review: Revising standards, honoring students

This is the final installment of a six-part series detailing the work and achievements of the Kentucky Department of Education during the past year.

Future business leaders shine at 2019 Lt. Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge

Northern Kentucky University hosted the 2019 Lieutenant Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge on April 12. Students from throughout the state gathered to present their projects and ideas to various business professionals.

State awarded $9 million grant to improve mental health services in...

The Kentucky Department of Education, in partnership with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services’ Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities, announced May 9 the award of a $9 million federal grant to increase awareness of mental health issues among Kentucky students across the state and in three pilot school districts.

Lewis honors three student groups for advancing educational excellence

Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis on April 24 honored three student-based organizations from across the Commonwealth for their participation in a new initiative aimed at promoting the importance of education.

KBE chairman requests current and historical budget analysis

Kentucky Department of Education Associate Commissioner Robin Kinney and KDE Division Director Charles Harman provided a 2020-2022 Biennial Budget Update to the Kentucky Board of Education at its April 8 meeting.