Tuesday, July 23, 2019
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Changes coming to accountability system, School Report Card

We have some big changes coming up in education over the next year and I want to take some time to share how it will be impacting your family and your school.

Interim commissioner lays out his priorities to Kentucky Board of Education

Interim Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis laid out his priorities to the Kentucky Board of Education at its Jan. 6 meeting, telling board members that “everything that we do ought to be aligned to improving student outcomes.”

Fletcher named chief communications officer at KDE

Interim Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis announced June 6 the hiring of Jessica Fletcher as the chief communications officer for the Kentucky Department of Education . She will begin her role with the department on June 11, focusing on internal and external communication strategies.

Kentucky launches apprenticeship program for social services

Gov. Matt Bevin announced an innovative new registered apprenticeship pilot program aimed at strengthening social services careers throughout the Commonwealth.

Jessica Dueñas named 2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Jessica Dueñas, a 10-year teaching veteran who has taught special education classes for three years at Oldham County Middle School, is the 2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year.

Giving thanks to all of Kentucky’s teachers

Teaching is a demanding profession. To celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week, scheduled for May 7-11, I'd like to thank all of Kentucky's educators for the outstanding things they do for their students every day.

Doing our best for every child

I've recorded a new short video for all of Kentucky's teachers to share my priorities in education. Please take a few minutes to watch this video and thank you for all you do for the Commonwealth's children.

Taking on the process of building better graduates

The Kentucky Department of Education is gathering feedback about possible changes to high school graduation requirements.