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Kentucky Board of Education Virtual Meeting, August 28, 2020

Kentucky Board of Education seeks clarity on fall sports amid COVID-19 pandemic

By Jim Gaines jim.gaines@education.ky.gov The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) voted unanimously on Aug. 28 to send the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s (KHSAA) Board of...
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Statement about the Kentucky Board of Education’s Aug. 28 meeting

A statement from Interim Commissioner Kevin C. Brown
Special Superintendents' Webcast: August 25, 2020

Student Advisory Council members weigh in on COVID-19 issues during Kentucky superintendents’ webcast

Four members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council joined the Aug. 25 Special Superintendents’ Webcast to talk about COVID-19 issues they’re hearing from their home districts.
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Child and Adult Care Food Program eligibility guidelines revised

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has set the income eligibility guidelines for students and adults to participate in free/reduced-price meal programs through the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for 2020-2021. T
Special Superintendents' Webcast: August 18, 2020

COVID-19 stats and reporting dominate Kentucky superintendents’ webcast

Kentucky’s public health commissioner discussed COVID-19 case reporting and the latest statistics with the state’s school superintendents during the Aug. 18 Special Superintendents’ Webcast.
At its Aug. 18 meeting, the Kentucky General Assembly’s Interim Joint Committee on Education was introduced to Jason Glass, Kentucky’s next education commissioner and chief learner.

Kentucky’s new education commissioner introduced to Interim Joint Committee on Education

At its Aug. 18 meeting, the Kentucky General Assembly’s Interim Joint Committee on Education was introduced to Jason Glass, Kentucky’s next education commissioner and chief learner.
Superintendents Advisory Council Virtual Meeting, Aug. 17, 2020

Public health commissioner explains issues with COVID-19 reporting to Kentucky superintendents

During the Aug. 17 virtual meeting of the Superintendents Advisory Council, Dr. Steven Stack, commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health, discussed issues with COVID-19 reporting.
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Todd Allen named permanent KDE general counsel

Todd Allen has been appointed as general counsel for the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE).
COVID-19 Considerations for Reopening Schools: 2020-2021 Participation Tracking in Infinite Campus and Welcoming Students for Orientation and Targeted Services

KDE releases COVID-19 guidance on tracking participation and small groups for in-person targeted services...

The Kentucky Department of Education has released new COVID-19 reopening guidance on participation tracking in Infinite Campus and small groups for in-person orientation and targeted services.
Local School Board Members Virtual Town Hall, August 13, 2020

KDE, health officials answer local school board member questions about COVID-19

Officials from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) discussed the COVID-19 pandemic and the recommendation from Gov. Andy Beshear to delay in-person instruction to Sept. 28 during an online Town Hall on Aug. 13.