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Kentucky Department for Public Health releases updated guidance for schools on...

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) released new guidance on July 28 for schools on recommended masking guidelines ahead of the 2021-2022 school year.

Kentucky preschool advisory group discusses decreased enrollment, behavior support for teachers

Kentucky preschool enrollment has steadily declined from 2010-2020, said Bill Buchanan, education program consultant in the Kentucky Department of Education’s Division of IDEA Implementation and Preschool.

Governor requires face coverings in all executive branch buildings

As part of the continuing COVID-19 “Healthy at Work” initiative, the Commonwealth of Kentucky remains committed to limiting the spread of COVID-19 and ensuring the health and safety of our state employees and visitors.

KDE’s Local Superintendents Advisory Council approves regulation for selection of KBE...

The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Local Superintendents Advisory Council (LSAC) conducted its regular meeting on July 27 to approve several regulations and amendments, including a new regulation governing how the student and teacher representatives for the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) will be selected.

Governor urges Kentucky school leaders to prioritize in-person learning ahead of...

Gov. Andy Beshear unveiled new masking recommendations for the state’s K-12 schools in response to the highly contagious COVID-19 delta variant during a July 26 media briefing.

Kentucky finance officers hear details on requirements for third round of...

Kentucky’s superintendents and district finance officers received more information on requirements their districts must meet to receive the latest funding from the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ARP ESSER) during a Finance Officer Webcast on July 15.

Kentucky Department for Public Health releases new K-12 guidance for in-person...

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) released new guidance on July 15 on ways schools can help slow the spread of COVID-19 as the 2021-2022 year begins.

Creating a new better than normal for Kentucky’s students

The 2021-2022 school year is set to start up in just a few weeks and many of us – educators and parents alike – are contemplating what the next year will look like.

McCreary County schools shine in response to state review

The McCreary County School District wasn’t singled out for scrutiny in early 2020. The small district in southeastern Kentucky was just one of 10 randomly selected for state review each year.

KDE rescinds Healthy at School guidance as governor lifts COVID-19 restrictions

Pursuant to Gov. Andy Beshear's Executive Order 2021-386 (EO 2021-386), the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) on June 11 rescinded its flagship COVID-19 guidance document, “Guidance and Safety Expectations and Best Practices for Kentucky Schools (K-12),” commonly known as Healthy at School.