We have had a lot of tragedy and loss among our youth in Kentucky this year. We have to continue to help our kids feel loved and valued. Let’s be leaders in this work.
Please be advised that a new SACS policy that was to go into effect starting in the 2019-2020 school year preventing dual credit and non-dual credit students from being in the same course has been reversed.
The Kentucky Department of Education’s Engage for Change work group is committed to partnering with school districts, higher education, state agencies and businesses to make positive changes in the transition experience and success of d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals.
The Kentucky Department of Education and the Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center is offering two free trainings on behavioral threat assessments and emergency events Jan. 31-Feb. 1 at Hampton Inn and Suites in Murray.
Grade 10 students will take a field test in reading and mathematics in spring 2019.
Passed by the Kentucky General Assembly in 2017, Senate Bill 159 requires students to pass a 100-question civics test in order to graduate from a public high school with a regular diploma.
The Kentucky Academic Standards for the Historical and Cultural Influences of the Bible Elective Social Studies Course were adopted at the August 2018 Kentucky Board of Education meeting and now are available for download and use.
For the 2018-2019 school year, $1.8 million was allocated for districts and area technology centers to offer Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board approved industry recognized credentials to free/reduced-price meal students.
ACT is providing a free resource now available to all students, parents, teachers, principals and other educators.
I had the opportunity to meet gifted and talented coordinators recently at the Kentucky Association for Gifted Education session. We spoke quite a bit about ways to create equity and access in gifted and talented.