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Shelley J. (Bushong) Clark was named as winner of the 2020 Award of Merit by the National Art Education Association (NAEA) and the Council for Art Education for her work with youth art education.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the 2020 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) School Bus Rebate awards. This rebate allows eligible school districts to reduce the harmful emissions from older, dirtier vehicles and replace them with newer cleaner diesel or alternative fuel buses, which may include propane.
Superintendents of five public school districts shared how they will use new federal ESSER II funding. Returning to in-person classes, administration of statewide assessments and using retired teachers as substitutes also was discussed.
The Kentucky Department of Education’s Teachers Advisory Council provided feedback to Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass on a potential return to in-person instruction in January during its Dec. 10 virtual meeting.
Forty-seven schools have been named Bright Spots in Kentucky Education, recognition for schools in which students performed better than expected on measures of educational achievement.
Jennifer Hoban, a French teacher at Louisville Collegiate School, is the 2020 recipient of the Kentucky World Language Association (KWLA) Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award. She received the award on Sept. 19 at the KWLA Fall Virtual Conference.
As a child, Brian Alexander loved going to school. He loved learning, had good relationships with his teachers, and he enjoyed the culture and atmosphere of his schools. Now, as the new superintendent for Edmonson County Schools, he hopes to create similar positive experiences for students there.
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.
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.
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.