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Founding Prichard Committee member Wade Mountz dead at 95

Wade Mountz, a leading citizen advocate in the effort to improve education in Kentucky over the past four decades, died at age 95 on Thursday in Louisville.

Feedback sought in search for new education commissioner

The Kentucky Department of Education is administering a survey asking about the qualities the new education commissioner should possess.

Ousted board of education members take case against governor to federal court

Ousted Kentucky Board of Education members take their case against the governor to federal court in partnership with the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions.

Kentucky education commissioner resigns

The state's education commissioner has submitted a letter of resignation to the newly-appointed Kentucky Board of Education Thursday.

Education chief’s future on agenda for revamped school board

Kentucky's newly reorganized state school board has convened its first meeting to consider the possible removal of the education commissioner.

Will new state education board members fire commissioner?

Newly appointed Kentucky Board of Education members are scheduled to meet Thursday to decide whether to fire Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis.

Board to consider firing Kentucky’s education commissioner

The newly-appointed Kentucky Board of Education is holding a special meeting Thursday to consider firing the state's education commissioner.

Feedback sought for new assessment designs

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.

State management to end for Menifee County schools

The Board of Education announced at its meeting Thursday that the district would no long be under state management after July 1.

Report: Kentucky BOE investigating bed bugs, bad food

Kentucky BOE investigating reports of bed bugs, bad food in Danville

Proposed high school graduation requirements passed unanimously by the KY Board of Education

The proposed high school graduation requirements has unanimously been passed by the Kentucky Board of Education.

Audit: District inappropriately punished disabled students

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the Kentucky Board of Education voted Wednesday to keep Breathitt County Schools under state management for a seventh year.

Kentucky board of education OKs Bible literacy standards

"Bible literacy" standards for public schools approved despite challenges.

Kentucky attorney general rules closed meeting violated law

A ruling from the attorney general's office says the state Board of Education violated the Open Meetings Act by discussing in closed session changes to former Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt's contract.

Kentucky Education Commissioner resigns

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Latest on the Kentucky Board of Education (all times local): 6:06 p.m. The Kentucky Board of Education has voted to accept...

KEA: Education Commissioner could be fired Tuesday

The Kentucky Education Association believes State Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt will be fired Tuesday, as Governor Matt Bevin's new appointees are sworn in.

Governor appoints cabinet secretary, former communications director to KY Board of Ed

Governor Matt Bevin announces his appointments to the state Board of Education.

Kentucky education board seeks money for emergency loan fund

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that those districts are facing the challenges due to a change in the way the unmined coal tax is calculated and declining revenue collections.

House passes bill to create elective Bible literacy courses

The Kentucky House has passed legislation aimed at creating elective Bible literacy courses in public schools.

Education commissioner search narrowed to 2 finalists

The Kentucky Board of Education has chosen two finalists in its search for a new state education commissioner.

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