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The Kentucky Senate has sent two bills to the House dealing with public education: one on SBDM councils, and another on teacher tribunals.
State Sen. Max Wise unveiled a bi-partisan, comprehensive 30-page bill (SB1) on Wednesday intended to make Kentucky schools safer.
Changes to school-based councils, more flexibility for administrators, and reforms to teacher tribunals are some of the Board of Ed priorities for 2019.
The KY Board of Education approved new graduation requirements on Wednesday, but the changes were a significant step back from what was originally proposed.
The KY Board of Ed approved new HS graduation requirements on December 5. Want to know what the new reqs are? We've got the list for you (and your kids!).
A criticized transition readiness requirement proposed for high school graduates is being axed from the proposal two days before the final state board vote.
Site-based decision-making councils (SBDM) were a key feature of Kentucky education reform in 1990. Now there are proposals to change the way they work.
A story on the Commonwealth Project, where students do work they are passionate about, including getting involved politically (like voter registration!)
The Kentucky Board of Education approved new high school graduation requirements Wednesday, with a 30-day public feedback period.
Improving schools will require teamwork, trust, and money, all of which are sorely lacking. We must improve performance in classrooms — and the Capitol.
Save Our Schools KY is hosting a rally on October 18 that will bring together education advocates to hear speakers and fight the privatization movement.
An effort to gather the 14,000 signatures needed to put Fayette County’s schools safety tax to a public vote has fallen short.