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The Kentucky Department of Education has released its annual Report Card on public schools for the 2015-2016 school year.

Of our region; Murray Independent, Calloway County,  and Ballard County schools rank the highest.  

Kentucky Department of Education

The Kentucky Department of Education has just released its report cards on school performance for the 2014-2015 school year.  

The KDE ranks individual schools and districts based on standardized test performances, teacher qualifications, student safety, awards and parent involvement.

KDE Study Shows Students Eating Better

Oct 25, 2013

Kentucky middle and high school students are eating better, according to a Department of Education report. The Kentucky Youth Risk Behavior Survey compares public school students’ healthy living habits every two years.

From NPR: Illinois State Rep. Mike Bost, a Republican representing Murphysboro,  lost his cool after receiving a new version of pension-reform legislation.

From around the region:

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has contracted with a private company to implement a kindergarten screener program, but the state still needs to approve the regulatory to require all public schools to screen incoming students.