Monday, October 25, 2021
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KDE develops guidance to accelerate student learning

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is continuing to work with school boards and districts to help them address the diverse accelerated learning needs of students due to interrupted learning caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kentucky superintendents receive overview of House Bill 563 ruling

Following last week’s ruling from the Franklin Circuit Court that found portions of House Bill 563 unconstitutional, leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education convened district leaders on Oct. 12 for its monthly superintendent’s webcast to answer questions surrounding the legislation.

Reflecting on the past and looking toward the future

I marked my one-year anniversary at the helm of the Kentucky Department of Education last month with a trip to Meade County, the school district I graduated from more years ago than I like to admit.

LSAC hears from KHSAA, KDE officials and welcomes two new members

The Local Superintendents Advisory Council approved a recommendation to the Kentucky Board of Education to accept the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s amendments to 702 KAR 7:065, Designation of Agent to Manage Middle and High School Interscholastic Athletics.

Center on Trauma and Children offering series on staff wellness, resiliency

Join the University of Kentucky Center on Trauma and Children (CTAC) for a series of five online ECHO sessions offering support for educators and school personnel. Effective Instructional Leadership Act credit is available.

SCAAC discusses spring 2021 Kentucky Summative Assessment, upcoming School Report Card...

In preparation for the upcoming School Report Card data release, KDE officials met with the School Curriculum Assessment and Accountability Council to discuss the spring 2021 Kentucky Summative Assessment.

Kentucky Department of Education releases new guidance on Senate Bill 1

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released a new guidance document on Sept. 20 to support schools and districts as they implement Senate Bill 1 (SB1), which was passed on Sept. 9 during the General Assembly’s recent special session.

Senate Bill 1 bringing significant changes to school operations this academic...

The General Assembly wrapped up a three-day special session on Sept. 9, with Senate Bill 1 including a number of provisions that will significantly affect the way schools operate for the remainder of the school year.

Kentucky superintendents hear about impacts of SB 1, KDE’s vaccine incentive...

Following last week’s passage of Senate Bill 1, leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education convened the state’s superintendents on Sept. 14 to further discuss the legislation’s impact on public schools.

KDE to reimburse public school districts for incentives for vaccinated employees

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) will use up to $8.8 million in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funds to provide reimbursements to districts that have rewarded and acknowledged the time, energy and effort staff members took to get vaccinated.