The Kentucky School for the Blind’s (KSB’s) mask wearing policy will remain aligned with the Kentucky Department for Public Health’s (DPH’s) COVID-19 school guidance, based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendations, and will be determined using DPH’s level map on a weekly basis.
With the nonresident student attendance portions of House Bill 563 (2021) set to go into effect in July, staff from the Kentucky Department of Education’s Office of Finance and Operations met with school district leaders for the April Superintendents Webcast to examine how the legislation will affect those districts.
There are times in everyone’s life where when you look back, you wonder how you ever made it through. Whether it’s the illness of a parent or a child, or the estrangement of a dear friend or loved one, these are times that change us and can make us stronger.
Knott County Superintendent Brent Hoover believes school and community go hand in hand and losing his friend and colleague, previous Superintendent Kim King, underscored that belief.
Kentucky superintendents discuss legislature’s decision to strike down emergency regulation on paid leave for quarantined school staff
Following the Kentucky General Assembly’s decision to disallow an emergency regulation related to paid leave for district employees, leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education met with school district leaders during the Superintendent Webcast on March 8 to provide details on how to move forward for quarantined staff.
Superintendents dive into 2022 Impact Kentucky survey results, receive legislative update during webcast
During the Feb. 15 Superintendents Webcast, and coming off the heels of last week’s release of the 2022 Impact Kentucky Working Conditions Survey results, staff from the Kentucky Department of Education provided district leaders with context on how to examine the data to make informed decisions for their schools.
The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Superintendents Advisory Council (SAC) discussed legislative updates and guidelines on being up to date on COVID-19 vaccinations during its Feb. 10 meeting.
The on-going bus driver shortage is pushing districts to get creative with their logistics to solve their current need for drivers.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) on Feb. 10 released results from the 2022 Impact Kentucky Working Conditions Survey, which asks all certified school staff about their working conditions and helps improve the environment for educators across the Commonwealth.
Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council discusses teacher recruitment and retention, students’ rights in school
The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council had the opportunity to discuss teacher recruitment and retention and the rights of students in schools during its Jan. 25 meeting.