Kentucky Board of Education

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  A state senate committee has moved forward a measure that would reorganize the Kentucky Board of Education – again. Under the measure, the board members appointed by Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear would lose their seats, and Beshear would appoint another board according to new rules.

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A federal district judge heard arguments Tuesday in a case brought by several Kentucky Board of Education members ousted by Gov. Andy Beshear.

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Kentucky education officials are encouraging residents and stakeholders to participate in a survey on the qualities that the state's next education commissioner should possess.

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Gov. Andy Beshear has named an acting and interim commissioner of the Kentucky Board of Education following Thursday’s resignation of Commissioner Wayne Lewis.

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The Kentucky Board of Education has forced out Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis as part of an overhaul in the administration of newly inaugurated Gov. Andy Beshear.

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  On a frigid December day in the capital of Frankfort, Democrat Andy Beshear took the oath of office and announced he was on the verge of fulfilling several key campaign promises.

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The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback from teachers, parents and others to help shape tests students will take under new standards for reading, writing, mathematics and social studies.

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Teachers and education advocates voiced concern about proposed changes to high school graduation requirements during a public hearing on Thursday.

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The Kentucky Board of Education presented today a state award for educational and business leadership to Robbie Rudolph of far west Kentucky.

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Next month the Kentucky Board of Education will consider implementing new high school graduation requirements geared towards making sure students are ready to enter the workforce or pursue higher education.