The National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators (NAESPA) named two Kentucky schools as National ESEA Distinguished Schools during its national conference on Feb. 1-4. The two are among 55 schools nationwide to receive the honor.
KDE Associate Commissioner Kelly Foster to be presented Bob Harmon Service to Education Award at National ESEA Conference
The National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators (NAESPA) announced Jan. 23 that Kelly Foster, associate commissioner at the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), has been selected to receive the 2023 Bob Harmon Service to Education award.
The U.S. Department of Education (USED) has granted Kentucky a waiver of some accountability, school identification and reporting requirements in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The Kentucky Department of Education is accepting public comments for Kentucky’s waivers for flexibility on K-12 education funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt will be hosting a series of regional Town Hall Meetings across the Commonwealth to gather feedback from Kentuckians on a new accountability system that has been under development for the past year.
The U.S. Department of Education is seeking public comment on the proposed regulation to implement the requirement in Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, revised as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), that federal funds must supplement, and may not supplant, state and local funds.
Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt shares how the new Every Student Succeeds Act will give all Kentuckians a chance to help craft a new state accountability system.
If passed, the Every Student Succeeds Act -- which is the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act -- will give a lot of accountability control back to the states.
In coming weeks, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) will be applying to the U.S. Department of Education for a School Improvement Grant (SIG). These grants, authorized under section 1003(g) of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965, are made to State Educational Agencies (SEAs) which, in turn, make competitive sub-grants to Local Education Agencies [...]
This blog is the third in a series about the reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act. My two previous blogs, Let the games begin and Grappling with testing questions provide additional background information. Terry Holliday This week, it was my honor to represent Kentucky and my fellow chief state school officers at a U.S. Senate Health, Education, [...]