Thursday, October 21, 2021
Announcements

Be a Safety Star: Celebrate Kentucky Safe Schools Week Oct. 17-23

Kentucky Safe Schools Week, sponsored by the Kentucky Center for School Safety (KCSS), will be Oct. 17-23. This year’s theme – "Be a Safety Star" – will focus on spreading kindness, treating others with respect and abiding by safety rules and support.
Picture of a bus with its stop arm extended.

As Kentucky’s students go back to school, drivers reminded to be cautious with buses

As students return to school, Kentucky drivers are being reminded of the laws that apply to keep students safe.
School Counselor Advisory Council Virtual Meeting: June 9, 2021

Kentucky school counselors hear need for direct connection with students this fall

Students returning to in-person classes this fall may need help adjusting, school counselors were told during the June 9 meeting of the School Counselor Advisory Council (SCAC). 
Commissioner's Parents Advisory Council Virtual Meeting: March 10, 2021

KDE Parents Advisory Council shows support for steps towards equity and inclusion

The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Parents Advisory Council (PAC) expressed appreciation and support for KDE’s commitment to providing schools with the resources needed to create a more equitable and inclusive environment.
Graphic reading: Governor's Call with Superintendents, October 29, 2020

Governor, KDE ask schools to work with local leaders on COVID-19

Gov. Andy Beshear and state officials praised the work school superintendents have done to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and asked them to join with other local leaders to encourage adherence to health guidelines.
Statement from Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass

A statement from Kentucky Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass

"Schools across Kentucky have been doing a tremendous job keeping the learning going for our students and we have not seen (so far) COVID-19...
Announcements

Teach healthy habits during Safe Schools Week

“Healthy Habits, Shield Our Schools!” is the theme for this year’s Kentucky Safe Schools Week, Oct. 18-24.
Recognitions

Fayette County schools police win Promising Program Award

The Fayette County Public Schools Police Department has received a Promising Program Award from the Kentucky Association of School Resource Officers (KYASRO).
Announcements

October is Bullying Prevention Month; Kentucky Safe Schools Week set for Oct. 20-26

October is Bullying Prevention month and Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for Oct. 20–26.
Resources

Help students navigate media safely

A growing safety concern among educators is how to help young people navigate safely online.