2013 News Releases and Advisories

Published: 1/2/2014 1:23 PM

These news releases and advisories were issued by the Kentucky Department of Education in calendar year 2013.

 

 

 
December 30, 2013
13-122 - Kentucky wins National Child Nutrition Award
 
 
December 30, 2013
13-121 - Holliday named President of State School Chiefs
 
 
December 17, 2013
13-120 - AP courses, AdvanceKentucky spell success for Kentucky students
 
 
December 4, 2013
13-119 - Board focuses on need for school funding
 
 
December 4, 2013
13-118 - Two receive Robinson Award
 
 
December 3, 2013
13-117 - Local board of education members named to Commissioner's Advisory Council
 
 
November 26, 2013
13-116 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet
 
 
November 20, 2013
13-115 - Exceptional Children Advisory Panel to meet
 
 
November 19, 2013
13-114 - Kentucky among state leaders in effective data use
 
 
November 12, 2013
13-113 - Higher number of public high school graduates headed to college (joint release issued by the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet)
 
 
November 8, 2013
13-112 - SCAAC to meet
 
 
November 7, 2013
13-111 - Kentucky students outperform national peers in reading on Nation's Report Card; hold steady in math

October 31, 2013
13-110 - First program review data released
 
 
October 25, 2013
13-109 - Fewer Kentucky students engaging in risky behaviors
 
 
October 24, 2013
13-108 - Study: Kentucky students beat international averages in science and mathematics
 
 
October 23, 2013
13-107 - Kentucky selected for pilot program to better train teachers (joint release issued by the Governor's office)
 
 
October 23, 2013
13-106 - Students selected for Advisory Council
 
 
October 18, 2013
13-105 - Breathitt Co. Schools improving under state management
 
 
October 17, 2013
13-104 - News conference on Breathitt Co. Schools
 
 
October 16, 2013
13-103 - Holly Bloodworth named 2014 Kentucky Teacher of the Year
 
 
October 15, 2013
13-102 - 2014 Kentucky Teachers of the Year to be named; Teacher Achievement Award winner recognized
 
 
October 8, 2013
13-101 - Board of Education makes funding top priority
 
 
October 8, 2013
13-100 - Number of students taking AP tests up; scores higher
 
 
October 8, 2013
13-099 - Miller receives 2013 Kevin M. Noland Award
 
 
October 7, 2013
13-098 - Semifinalists named for 2014 Kentucky Teacher of the Year
 
 
October 4, 2013
13-097 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet
 
 
October 1, 2013
13-096 - ​Governor, education groups encourage Kentucky's educators to connect online in support of college/career-readiness (joint release issued by the Governor's office)
 
 
September 20, 2013
13-095 - Public input sought on draft high school arts standards
 
 
September 30, 2013
13-094 - Best Practice schools and districts recognized
 
 
September 30, 2013
13-093 - Kentucky schools recognized for working conditions
 
 
September 27, 2013
13-092 - Schools/districts improve under second year of Unbridled Learning

2012-13 Briefing Packet
Full results and data sets available via the School Report Card
 
 
September 25, 2013
13-091 - 24 Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Award winners named
 
 
September 24, 2013
13-090 - Five Kentucky schools win Blue Ribbon honors
 
 
September 17, 2013
13-089 - Governor, Education Commissioner Present Strong Progress Report for Kentucky Schools, Students (joint release issued by the Governor's office)
 
 
September 12, 2013
13-088 - SCAAC to meet
 
 
September 11, 2013
13-087 - Commissioner praises Governor's swift action on science standards
 
 
September 10, 2013
13-086 - Exceptional Children Advisory Panel to meet
 
 
September 4, 2013
13-085 - State agencies develop plan to reduce academic interruptions for foster children
(joint release issued by the Governor's office)
 
 
August 29, 2013
13-084 - State, local leaders to launch second round of Close the Deal
(joint release issued by the Governor's office)
 
 
August 22, 2013
13-083 - Gov. Beshear, First Lady and Education Commissioner Announce
Statewide Screening for Kindergarteners (joint release issued by the Governor's office)
 
 
August 21, 2013
13-082 - Graduating high school students show continuous improvement on ACT
 
 
August 20, 2013
13-081 - Two Priority Schools recognized as hubs for improvement
 
 
August 19, 2013
13-080 - KDE introduces media portal; makes video content easier to access
 
 
August 16, 2013
13-079 - Students encouraged to apply for Next-Generation Student Council
 
 
August 16, 2013
13-078 - Kentucky students develop leadership skills, win awards
 
 
August 14, 3013
13-077 - 134 schools to participate in Fresh Fruit/Vegetable Program
 
 
August 8, 2013
13-076 - Science Standards move forward; Marcum named board chair
 
 
August 8, 2013
13-075 - 120 School Districts Honored at "Graduate Kentucky" Celebration (joint release issued by the Governor's office)
 
 
August 8, 2013
13-074 - Board approves resolution; new attendance ages for KSB/KSD
 
 
August 7, 2013
13-073 - Graduate Kentucky News Opportunity
 
 
August 7, 2013
13-072 - KBE Retreat
 
 
August 6, 2013
13-071 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet
 
 
July 29, 2013
13-070 - Kentucky eTranscript to ease college admissions process, create efficiencies
 
 
July 26, 2013
13-069 - Lt. Governor Abramson, education officials to make major announcement
 
 
July 17, 2013
13-068 - Governor and Education Commissioner urge districts to adopt "Graduate Kentucky" standard for school attendance (joint release issued by the Governor's office)
 
 
July 12, 2013
13-067 - SCAAC to meet
 
 
July 10, 2013
13-066 - Blitz to 96 a success (joint release issued by the Governor's office)
 
July 1, 2013
13-065 - Arts Standards available for review
 
 
June 28, 2013
13-064 - 75 districts raise compulsory school age to 18 in Blitz to 96 (joint release issued by the Governor's office)
 
 
June 27, 2013
13-063 - Districts to raise compulsory school age (joint release issued by the Governor's office)
 
 
June 26, 2013
13-062 - Governor, Education Commissioner challenge school districts to adopt new graduation age policy (joint release issued by the Governor's office)
 
 
June 21, 2013
13-061 - National education study: Kentucky among most rapidly improving
 
 
June 18, 2013
13-060 - Effective teaching conference scheduled this week
 
 
June 12, 2013
13-059 - Career and Technical Education Committee to meet
 
 
June 11, 2013
13-058 - New Android app provides instant access to education information
 
 
June 10, 2013
13-057 - Kentucky's graduation rate among most improved in the nation
(joint release issued by the Governor's office)
 
 
June 5, 2013
13-056 - Board approves Science Standards, names Districts of Innovation
 
 
June 5, 2013
13-055 - Allen receives Joseph Kelly Award
 
 
June 5, 203
13-054 - Board reiterates support of Senate Bill 1, New Standards
 
 
May 30, 2013
13-053 - Kentucky Board of Education to Meet
 
 
May 23, 2013
13-052 - Kentuckians Honored at National College/Career Readiness Event
 
 
May 15, 2013
13-051 - Gov. Beshear Signs Bill to Ramp Up Career, Technical Education in Kentucky
(release issued by the Governor's office)
 
 
May 8, 2013
13-050 - Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Grant Opportunity
 
 
May 5, 2013
13-049 - Paper and Pencil Tests Replace Online End-of-Course Testing
 
 
May 3, 2013
13-048 - Student Writing Winners Announced
 
 
May 3, 2013
13-047 - 17 Districts Apply to be Districts of Innovation
 
 
May 2, 2013
13-046 - State End-of-Course Online Testing to Resume Monday
 
 
May 1, 2013
13-045 - ACT Technical Glitch Halts End-of-Course Testing
 
 
April 29, 2013
13-044 - Education Commissioner Names Floyd Chief of Staff
 
 
April 24, 2013
13-043 - KY National Green Ribbon Schools
 
 
April 22, 2013
13-042 - Exceptional Children Advisory Panel to Meet
 
 
April 17, 2013
13-041 - Results from TELL Kentucky Survey Due Next Month
 
 
April 15, 2013
13-040 - Statewide Teacher and Principal Effectiveness Bill Signed
 
 
April 15, 2013
13-039 - Kentucky's College- and Career-Readiness Efforts Recognized
(joint release issued by the Governor's office)
 
 
April 11, 2013
13-038 - Kentucky Partners with National Group to Engage Teachers
 
 
April 10, 2013
13-037 - Board Adds Middle Schools to KHSAA Governing Authority
 
 
April 10, 2013
13-036 - Board Resolution Urges Early Adoption of Dropout Age Increase
 
 
April 9, 2013
13-035 - Final Version of Next-Generation Science Standards Released
 
 
April 8, 2013
13-034 - Applicants Sought for KHSAA Board of Control
 
 
April 5, 2013
13-033 - Kentucky Board of Education to Meet
 
 
April 3, 2013
13-032 - Student Technology Winners Announced
 
 
March 27, 2013
13-031 - Educators Rewarded in Week Three of TELL Kentucky Survey
 
 
March 27, 2013
13-030 - Student Technology State Championships
 
 
March 25, 2013
13-029 - Kentucky Green Ribbon School Winners Announced
 
 
March 21, 2013
13-028 - Educators Earn Cash When They TELL Kentucky
 
 
March 20, 2013
13-027 - Teacher Awards Nominations Open
 
 
March 14, 2013
13-026 - Commissioner and Auditor Call for Superintendent Transparency
(joint release issued by the Auditor's office and KDE)
 
 
March 14, 2013
13-025 - SCAAC to Meet
 
 
March 13, 2013
13-024 - TELL Kentucky Off to a Great Start/Participants Earn Cash
 
 
March 12, 2013
13-023 - Mixed Results on Students' Readiness for Kindergarten
 
 
March 12, 2013
13-022 - TELL Kentucky Event
 
 
March 7, 2013
13-021 - Operation Preparation
 
 
March 5, 2013
13-020 - Second TELL Kentucky working conditions survey underway
 
 
Feb. 27, 2013
13-019 - Hamm named State Manager for Monticello Independent district
 
 
Feb. 20, 2013
13-018 - Board puts Monticello Independent under state management
 
 
Feb. 19, 2013
13-017 - Boards can award alternative high school diplomas retroactively
 
 
Feb. 18, 2013
13-016 - Monticello Independent waives right to hearing; State Board meets to consider state management
 
 
Feb. 14, 2013
13-015 - Summer Food Service Program sponsors sought
 
 
Feb. 12, 2013
13-014 - Former CTE student at State of the Union Address
 
 
Feb. 7, 2013
13-013 - Holliday asks for continued federal flexibility
Text of Holliday Testimony before U.S. Senate HELP Committee
 
 
Feb. 6, 2013
13-012 - Board hears progress on priority schools; approves middle school athletics recommendations
 
 
Feb. 6, 2013
13-011 - Districts of Distinction recognized
 
 
Feb. 5, 2013
13-010 - Holliday to testify before Congress
 
Feb. 4, 2013
13-009 - Administrative hearing per KRS 13B scheduled on state management of Monticello Ind. School District
 
Jan. 30, 2013
13-008 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet
 
  
Jan. 29, 2013
13-007 - Students score higher on EXPLORE and PLAN tests
 
 
Jan. 16, 2013
13-006 - Holliday completes visits to every district in Kentucky
 
 
Jan. 14, 2013
13-005 - Exceptional Children Advisory Panel to meet
 
 
Jan. 14, 2013
13-004 - Statement on Kentucky School Boards Insurance Trust assessment
 
 
Jan. 10, 2013
13-003 - Kentucky breaks into Top 10 on national education ranking
(joint release issued by the Governor's office)
 
 
Jan. 8, 2013
13-002 - Next-Generation Science Standards available for review
 
Jan. 7, 2013
13-001 - School and Community Nutrition receives USDA award