Other Opportunities

One click can take you to several helpful education websites. You can help us by suggesting others we should add to this list. E-mail us to report new ideas or problems with the links below.

KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: Go straight to the state education department’s main page for school council issues. Find KDE’s  School-Based Decision Making Laws and Regulations.

SPECIAL EDUCATION: Learn about Individual Learning Plans and parents. An I.L.P. is an online planning and education tool available to Kentucky students grades 6-12. Log on to your child’s I.L.P. (First, contact the school to obtain your parent user name and password.)

The Parent Involvement Initiative: Part of the Kentucky Department of Education State Development Grant (SPDG) Designed to promote stakeholder engagement in Kentucky Department of Education initiatives.

Advance Kentucky is a program focused on boosting success on high school Advanced Placement courses. Application materials are available to high schools at the website. You can also obtain additional information about the National Math and Science Initiative.

Keep up with state and national education issues at The Prichard Blog, maintained by the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, a statewide grassroots advocacy group based in Lexington. They also created the Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership, which trains parents on ways to understand school goals and promote higher student achievement.