Tuesday, May 11, 2021
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Interim Commissioner Kevin C. Brown’s April 3 letter to families

It should have come as no surprise to any of us when Gov. Andy Beshear asked Kentucky’s school superintendents on Thursday to keep schools across the state closed for another two weeks. Both the Kentucky Department of Education and your child’s school were already preparing for this.

Public comment sought on Kentucky’s federal testing waiver

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking public comment on its request for a waiver and approval from the U.S. Department of Education to bypass standardized testing for the 2019-2020 school year.

Gov. Beshear recommends school closure period be extended through May 1

In a teleconference call April 2 with Kentucky’s public school superintendents, Gov. Andy Beshear recommended that all Kentucky schools continue their suspension of in-person classes through May 1 to help control the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in communities across the state.

KDE helps schools through challenges of providing special education during NTI...

Students with disabilities remain entitled to the federally required provision of a Free Appropriate Public Education, and a Kentucky Department of Education associate commissioner told administrators that schools must make every effort to provide that during non-traditional instruction.

The show goes on in McCracken County, seniors honor teacher on...

COVID-19 has canceled plans for students throughout Kentucky. When a performance was postponed for the drama class at McCracken County High School, the students decided that the show must go on.

Interim Commissioner Kevin C. Brown’s March 27 letter to families

Our focus at KDE is now three-fold – Educate, Feed and Support. Our first priority is ensuring your children still receive their education through the use of Kentucky’s Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) Program.

Beginning March 30, KET devotes daytime schedule to at-home learning

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on schools, KET will be modifying the weekday daytime schedule on its main channel beginning March 30.

Kentucky students share how COVID-19 closures impact their lives

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council met virtually to discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on public school students in the Commonwealth.

KDE cancels K-PREP testing for 2019-2020 school year

The Kentucky Department of Education notified all Kentucky public school superintendents March 24 that K-PREP testing for the 2019-2020 school year has been canceled.

College Board offering update on AP testing

On March 20, the College Board released an update on how the Advanced Placement (AP) program is supporting this year’s AP exam administration. Within this email, College Board called out a few bullets that are within the AP Central update page that you can find College Board website.