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After nearly four years of development following the December 2015 passage of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, Kentucky’s new 5-star accountability system for public schools is now live.
The U. S. Department of Education (USED) named five Kentucky public schools as 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools, based on their overall academic excellence.
When Kentucky’s 5-star school accountability system goes live this fall, it will offer parents across the Commonwealth a new and more transparent way to understand how their children’s schools are performing.
Citing both a national and statewide teacher shortage, Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis announced a new campaign and website to recruit and inspire the next generation of educators.
It is imperative that we ensure our students have the knowledge and skills needed to be competitive in this changing economy. Understanding how technology is affecting us in the present and how our schools have to adapt quickly to those changes is not easy, but we have to do it.
The Teachers Advisory Council met to discuss the resources available on KyStandards.org. Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis also spoke to the TAC in a question-and-answer forum.
In a presentation to the Kentucky Budget Review Subcommittee on Education, Commissioner Wayne Lewis and Associate Commissioner David Horseman called for legislators to create a unified system for delivering quality career and technical education for students in the Commonwealth.
Children will be given free books at several lunch programs being held across the state this summer as a part of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) summer reading and math initiative, Stride Don’t Slide!
Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis and Kentucky Board of Education chairman Hal Heiner visited the Graves County school district June 26.
Children will be given free books at several lunch programs being held across the state this summer as a part of the Kentucky Department of Education’s summer reading and math initiative, Stride, Don’t Slide!