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Commissioner’s Virtual Listening Tour kicks off in Louisville

Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass’ virtual listening tour kicked off April 6 with nearly 100 stakeholders ready to share their input on long-term aspirations for the Commonwealth’s education system.

High-quality instructional resources matter

All of us at the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) are committed to the core values of equity, achievement, collaboration and integrity. These are the values that drive our work day after day.

LSAC approves amendments, further guidance coming on disciplinary removal for special...

The Kentucky Department of Education is moving ahead with aligning special education regulations with federal law, as well as clarifying special education regulations for districts.

Kentucky teachers discuss KDE’s equity work, hear assessment and accountability updates

During a March 23 virtual meeting, members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Teachers Advisory Council met with department leadership to examine KDE’s ongoing equity initiatives.

KDE Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council discusses current education-related legislation

The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) heard about recent education-related legislation in Kentucky during their meeting on March 23.

Principals Advisory Council hears about equity, role of school counselor in...

The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Principals Advisory Council (PrAC) heard about the school counselor’s role in providing social-emotional support for students during their meeting on March 16.

KDE needs to hear your voice: Public registration now open for...

The Kentucky Department of Education opened its registration website March 16 for Commissioner of Education and Chief Learner Jason E. Glass' virtual listening tour to gather input on long-term aspirations for the Commonwealth’s education system.

KDE Parents Advisory Council shows support for steps towards equity and...

The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Parents Advisory Council (PAC) expressed appreciation and support for KDE’s commitment to providing schools with the resources needed to create a more equitable and inclusive environment.

Gov. Beshear, Kentucky education leaders announce state initiative to improve equity...

On March 4, Gov. Andy Beshear, Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman, Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass and other state education leaders announced the relaunch of the Kentucky Academy for Equity in Teaching (KAET), a statewide initiative to recruit and retain a more diverse workforce of teachers.

KBE approves changes to state accountability system, furthers discussion on assessments

The Kentucky Board of Education voted to approve changes to the state’s accountability system recommended by the Kentucky Department of Education during its Feb. 3 regular meeting.