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  • Kentucky school named Green Ribbon winner

    4/23/2014 12:00:00 AM

    Wellington Elementary School in Fayette County is a recipient of the 2014 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Award.  See news release for more information.
  • Exceptional Children Advisory Panel to meet

    4/22/2014 12:00:00 AM

    The State Advisory Panel for Exceptional Children (SAPEC) will meet in Louisville, April 24-25 at the Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport. As part of the panel’s meeting, an open public forum will be held Friday, April 25, from 1:15 – 2:30 p.m. ET. See news release for more information.
  • Input sought on application for federal waiver extension

    4/22/2014 12:00:00 AM

    ​The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on its request for a one-year extension of a federal waiver granting the state flexibility under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965 – reauthorized in 2001 as the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. See news release for more information.
  • Board of Education receives grant to advance work on Next-Generation Assessments

    4/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

    ​The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) has awarded $11,500 to the Kentucky Board of Education to advance the state’s education reform work on Kentucky Core Academic Standards (English/language arts, mathematics and science) and Measures of Deeper Learning.  See news release for more information.
  • Two Elementaries are National Title I Distinguished Schools

    4/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

    ​Two Kentucky schools have been recognized as part of the National Title I Association’s National Title I Distinguished Schools program. Schools are chosen in two categories. See news release for more information.
  • Board of Education approves Educator Effectiveness System

    4/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

    At its meeting today the Kentucky Board of Education unanimously approved a new statewide evaluation system for teachers and principals and received an update on a new evaluation system for superintendents. See news release for more information.
  • Districts of Distinction recognized

    4/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

    ​The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) and Kentucky Department of Education recognized three school districts as Districts of Distinction at the board’s meeting today. See news release for more information.
  • Grissom Award goes to multiple winners

    4/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

    Today, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the fifth annual Dr. Johnnie Grissom Award to Jefferson Co. Chief Academic Officer Dr. Dewey Hensley, Franklin-Simpson High School Principal Tim Schlosser and the Student Support Team at Franklin-Simpson High School.  See news release for more information.
  • Nominations open for 2015 Kentucky Teacher Awards

    3/14/2014 12:00:00 AM

    Nominations are now open for the 2015 Kentucky Teacher Awards, sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Education and Ashland Inc.  See news release for more information. 

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