Tuesday, January 26, 2021
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Students may return to Kentucky School for the Blind on March...

The state School for the Blind may reopen to in-person classes on March 1 for students who wish to return, but will continue offering virtual classes for others.

Kentucky principal goes the extra mile to ensure continued learning

Three years ago, Principal Janet Throgmorton of Fancy Farm Elementary (Graves County) was looking for a way to save her district some money while addressing one of its most pressing needs.

Superintendents hear about $928 million in new funds, vaccine distribution plan

New federal legislation provides the largest discretionary K-12 funding in history, with new allowable uses and streamlined spending.

Kentucky teachers address state Senate on COVID-19 impact

Four Kentucky teachers addressed the Kentucky Senate Education Committee on Jan. 7 regarding the impact of remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kentucky school reopening guidance for January 2021 released

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released guidance on Dec. 18 on reopening schools for in-person instruction in January 2021, accompanying a new executive order by Gov. Andy Beshear.

Commissioner Glass conducts first tour of Kentucky school district through virtual...

Paris Independent Superintendent Stephen McCauley invited Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass to virtually tour the district’s Greyhound Academy on Dec. 16, Glass’ first tour of a Kentucky school district since beginning his tenure with the Kentucky Department of Education in September.

Kentucky superintendents hear plans for return to in-person instruction, vaccine distribution

Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass asked Kentucky superintendents for feedback on proposals for reopening schools to in-person classes on Jan. 4.

KDE releases guidance to assist districts in preparing for COVID-19 vaccine...

The Kentucky Department of Education released a new COVID-19 guidance document on Dec. 15 to assist districts in preparing for the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccination.

Jefferson County student provides a child’s perspective on pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, Prisha Hedau had no plans of writing a book. Through Gov. Andy Beshear’s daily press conferences, she felt inspired to tell her own story.

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.