Tuesday, March 19, 2019
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Commissioner clarifies how CSI, TSI schools identified at council meeting

Wayne Lewis told the Local Superintendents Advisory Council that the Kentucky Department of Education is following state and federal law in identifying Comprehensive Support and Improvement and Targeted Support and Improvement schools.

Charter school authorization training required for local board members

Members of all local boards of education are required to receive training on the authorization of charter schools, regardless of whether their board receives an application for a charter school.

Legislative agenda prioritizes student success and parent empowerment

At its Dec. 5 meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education voted to approve a list of legislative priorities for the 2019 session of the General Assembly that places student success and preparedness and family empowerment at the center of our legislative efforts during the upcoming session.

Holding education to a higher standard

There are a few things that I consider non-negotiable when talking about education in Kentucky.

Public charter schools: An additional tool for improving public education

Traditional public schools have been and will continue to be the primary vehicle for delivering instruction to our students, but public charter schools may provide a much-needed opportunity for a high-quality education for some of our Commonwealth's most at-risk children.

New director to guide charter schools

Earl Simms will bring his experience working with charters in Missouri to bear as the state finalizes regulations governing new kind of public school in the Commonwealth.

Kentucky Board of Education approves budget, legislative priorities

At its meeting in Frankfort Dec. 6, the Kentucky Board of Education approved its budget and legislative priorities for the 2018 session of the General Assembly, among other items.

Kentucky Board of Education approves charter regulations

House Bill 520 (2017) cleared the way for the first charter schools in the state and during its regular meeting Oct. 4, the Kentucky Board of Education approved four regulations governing the establishment and operation of public charter schools.

Kentucky Department of Education names charter director

The Kentucky Department of Education has named Earl Simms as the director of its newly created Division of Charter Schools in the Office of Legal, Legislative and Communication Services.

Public education sees significant changes during 2017 Regular Session

Local school boards and districts will be implementing lots of new provisions through the coming months with the significant changes made to public education during the 2017 Regular Session.