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  • 2016-17 State Assessment results briefing

    9/19/2017 3:28:58 PM

    ​In preparation for the release of data from 2016-17 state assessments, the Kentucky Department of Education’s Division of Communications will hold a virtual briefing on Thursday, September 21 at 2 p.m. ET for media, school public relations staff and any other interested parties. See news release for more information.
  • Charter Schools Advisory Council to meet Thursday

    9/19/2017 2:49:09 PM

    The Charter Schools Advisory Council will meet Thursday, Sept. 21 from 9 a.m. – noon ET in the State Board Room (#514), 300 Sower Blvd., in Frankfort. See news release for more information.
  • Best practice schools recognized

    9/19/2017 2:34:54 PM

    Today, during the annual Continuous Improvement Summit in Lexington, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) recognized five schools and two districts for best practices. See news release for more information.
  • Committee for Mathematics Achievement to meet September 22

    9/18/2017 3:36:41 PM

    The Committee for Mathematics Achievement (CMA) will meet Friday, September 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET, at the Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Boulevard, Room 516, in Frankfort. See news release for more information.
  • Kentucky submits Consolidated State Plan under ESSA

    9/18/2017 3:22:27 PM

    After more than a year-and-a-half of extensive outreach and engagement efforts, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has submitted its Consolidated State Plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to the United States Department of Education (USED). See news release for more information.
  • 2017 Kentucky Winners' Circle schools recognized

    9/18/2017 2:35:15 PM

    ​Today, the Kentucky Department of Education recognized ten Kentucky public schools for outstanding teaching and learning conditions. See news release for more information.
  • Advisory Council for Gifted and Talented Education meets September 21

    9/18/2017 8:08:06 AM

    ​The State Advisory Council for Gifted and Talented Education will meet Thursday, September 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET at the Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Blvd., Room 516 in Frankfort. See news release for more information.
  • 2017 School Bus Safety Poster Contest winners announced

    9/11/2017 10:57:17 AM

    Three students have been selected as state winners of the 2017 School Bus Safety Poster Contest.  See news release for more information.
  • Students encouraged to apply for Commissioner's Advisory Council

    9/11/2017 10:37:37 AM

    ​Public school students in grades 10-12 are invited to apply for membership on the Commissioner’s Student Council, an advisory group that provides input and feedback to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt. See news release for more information.
  • Kentucky graduates hold steady on ACT

    9/7/2017 7:48:22 AM

    The percentage of Kentucky public high school graduates meeting the state’s college-readiness benchmarks on the ACT college-entrance exam in reading and mathematics increased marginally, but slightly fewer students met the state English benchmark, according to data released today by ACT. See news release for more information.

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