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Kentucky’s Healthy at School COVID-19 guidance on reopening updated

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) and the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) have released updates to the state’s flagship Healthy at School guidance.

KDE’s Education Continuation Task Force hears about certification and permission flexibility

At the Education Continuation Task Force’s July 27 meeting, members received an update from Associate Commissioner Rob Akers of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Office of Educator Licensure and Effectiveness, about teacher certification and permission flexibility ahead of the 2020-2021 school year.

COVID-19: Answers to FAQs for Kentucky’s Public School Families

Learn more about the most frequently asked questions about coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it relates to Kentucky's public schools.

Interim Commissioner Kevin C. Brown’s March 8 letter regarding COVID-19

As the situation around the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) evolves and more cases are discovered across the state, I want you to know that the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) continues to work closely with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) to provide accurate information so we can strengthen our preparedness and response efforts to our schools and districts.

Vaping and mental health are key concerns for Kentucky students

Based on the 2019 Kentucky Youth Risk Behavior Survey results, middle and high school students in the state are using electronic vaping products much more than they were in 2017.

Kentucky students are participating in fewer risky health behaviors

Kentucky middle and high school students are participating in fewer risky health-related behaviors, according to results from the 2017 Kentucky Youth Risk Behavior Survey.

Data shows Kentucky schools making healthier choices

More Kentucky schools are making healthier choices for their students and taking stock of their school health policies, according to data from the School Health Profiles surveys conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Make your school a healthier place for everyone

Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model calls for schools, families and communities to work together to create healthier school environments.

Federal grant targets improved school health

Kentucky students and staff will benefit from a new federal grant to fund health and wellness initiatives aimed at reducing risk factors associated with...

CDC Community Transformation Grants

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for the Community Transformation Grants - Small Communities Program,...