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Finding Purpose In My Eastern Kentucky Roots

Growing up in Eastern Kentucky, I was often bored with small-town life. I was a…

What Parents Should Know About Kentucky’s New School Ratings

If there’s one thing Kentucky teachers and administrators have had on their mind this past…

Wayne Lewis: “Daunting Moment of Truth” For Kentucky Schools

K-PREP scores were released to the public today, and teachers, administrators, and parents across the…

Trying to Promote Equity In Your School? Here Are 5 Things Anyone Can Do.

I just got back from an amazing professional learning session delivered by Kentucky State University’s…

Kentucky Supreme Court Will Hear Pension Case Today

This story is in progress. Photo by Scott Beale, CC-Licensed. Bevin vs. Beshear? Pension reform vs.…

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A More Perfect Teacher

Benjamin D. Alvord is a history teacher at Clarke N. Johnsen in Tooele County School…

Rural schools need equity too.

Rural Schools Need Equity Too

I just got home from a convening with the rest of the Kentucky State Teacher…

Betsy DeVos Is Failing Public Education

Betsy DeVos is nothing if not controversial. Traditionalists oppose her staunch support of school choice;…