As Kentucky schools reopen, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is providing new guidance on ventilation and truancy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The previously released guidance on Pupil Transportation also has been updated.
An enhanced version of the Persistence to Graduation Tool is expected to more accurately predict when a student is likely to leave school early.
Kentucky Department of Education Chief of Staff Tommy Floyd is Commissioner Terry Holliday’s guest writer this week. He shares some of his experiences and thoughts on the implementation of the higher compulsory school attendance age and how it is really focused on helping each and every child in Kentucky become successful. Tommy Floyd I vividly remember the first high school [...]
While Kentucky schools have reason to celebrate their efforts to keep students from leaving school before age 18, their dropout prevention efforts are far from over.