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Kentucky superintendents discuss recently passed education legislation

Leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) met virtually with the Superintendents Advisory Council (SAC) on May 13 to seek input and feedback ahead of the implementation of recently passed education legislation.

Pre-school advisory group hears updates from Governor’s Office of Early Childhood...

Nearing her one-year mark as executive director of the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood Education, Amy Neal laid out the office’s priorities during the April 29 meeting of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Pre-school Coordinator Advisory Group (PCAG).

Soup for the Soul wins Kentucky Board of Education’s 2020 Kevin...

Soup for the Soul, a nonprofit group feeding families in Murray, is the winner of the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) 2020 Kevin C. Brown Strategic Priority Award.

Commissioner Glass meets with Kentucky teachers to solicit feedback on returning...

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Teachers Advisory Council provided feedback to Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass on a potential return to in-person instruction in January during its Dec. 10 virtual meeting.

Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council discuss equity, anti-racism with KDE’s new chief...

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council spent the majority of their Oct. 27 virtual meeting getting to know Thomas Woods-Tucker, KDE’s first chief equity officer and the new deputy commissioner of the Office of Teaching and Learning.

Kentucky teachers provide feedback on back-to-school during COVID-19

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Teachers Advisory Council convened virtually Oct. 1 to provide feedback to the department on how their back-to-school experiences have gone thus far.

Commissioner Glass hosts Q&A with Kentucky superintendents

In his first meeting with the Superintendents Advisory Council on Sept. 28, Kentucky’s Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass held a virtual question-and-answer session to allow members to ask questions of him and KDE and to better get to know members and their districts.

Kentucky schools win national awards

Forty-four Kentucky schools are among those recognized nationwide as 2020 America’s Healthiest Schools.

24 Kentucky Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners named for 2021

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2021 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards (TAA). These teachers qualify to compete for the 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award which will be announced in October.

Refusal of COVID-19 testing, other concerns discussed by Kentucky superintendents

With the release of the Healthy at School guidance on June 24, the Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Department for Public Health provided Kentucky’s schools with a framework of expectations when implementing reopening plans.