Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Marty Pollio was named the 2022 Kentucky Superintendent of the Year by the Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA). He received the award during KASA’s annual leadership conference on July 30.
The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) released new guidance on July 28 for schools on recommended masking guidelines ahead of the 2021-2022 school year.
Kentucky preschool enrollment has steadily declined from 2010-2020, said Bill Buchanan, education program consultant in the Kentucky Department of Education’s Division of IDEA Implementation and Preschool.
As part of the continuing COVID-19 “Healthy at Work” initiative, the Commonwealth of Kentucky remains committed to limiting the spread of COVID-19 and ensuring the health and safety of our state employees and visitors.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking public comment on a request to the U.S. Department of Education (USED) to extend the waiver related to the number of students participating in the alternate assessment aligned with alternate academic achievement standards (AA-AAAS).
KDE’s Local Superintendents Advisory Council approves regulation for selection of KBE student, teacher members
The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Local Superintendents Advisory Council (LSAC) conducted its regular meeting on July 27 to approve several regulations and amendments, including a new regulation governing how the student and teacher representatives for the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) will be selected.
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Gov. Andy Beshear unveiled new masking recommendations for the state’s K-12 schools in response to the highly contagious COVID-19 delta variant during a July 26 media briefing.
Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council hears details on proposed KBE student representative selection process
Students have a voice in the proposed selection process for future student representatives on the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE). The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) heard about the proposed process during its regular meeting on July 20.
The final administration of the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) assessment came last spring, members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s School Curriculum Assessment and Accountability Council were told during their July 20 meeting.
Kentucky’s superintendents and district finance officers received more information on requirements their districts must meet to receive the latest funding from the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ARP ESSER) during a Finance Officer Webcast on July 15.