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Kentucky Summative Assessment, Advancing Education Project discussed at SCAAC meeting

The final administration of the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) assessment came last spring, members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s School Curriculum Assessment and Accountability Council were told during their July 20 meeting.

Critical race theory in Kentucky schools discussed at Interim Joint Committee...

As the national conversation surrounding critical race theory continues to escalate, Kentucky Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass urged the Interim Joint Committee on Education to remain committed to providing an equitable education to all students.

Commissioner Jason E. Glass’ statement to Kentucky Interim Joint Committee on...

Thank you, Madam Chair and members of the committee. I appreciate the opportunity to speak to you today virtually and regret that I am not in person to do so as our family has a long-standing tradition of vacationing together this week. 

Parent optimistic for change during her journey on the Kentucky Coalition...

Fayette County parent Penny Christian describes her work serving on the Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education.

KDE asks Principal Advisory Council for feedback on first Impact Kentucky...

The next Impact Kentucky survey of educators will be given this fall, but first education officials want feedback on the survey given during the 2019-2020 school year.

Kentucky Department of Education equity work discussed by Teachers Advisory Council

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is “unashamed” and moving forward with its equity work, Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass told the department’s Teachers Advisory Council (TAC) during its June 17 virtual meeting.

Kentucky parents work to revise ‘The Missing Piece of the Proficiency...

At its June 9 virtual meeting, the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Parents Advisory Council (PAC) provided feedback on proposed updates to “The Kentucky Family and School Partnership Guide,” previously known as “The Missing Piece of the Proficiency Puzzle,” a document designed to support schools and districts with implementing best practices for parent engagement.

Superintendents hear rules for final ESSER funds

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) should soon receive the final third of nearly $2 billion allocated to the state under the most recent round of American Rescue Plan (ARP) Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funding, superintendents were told during the June 8 Special Superintendents’ Webcast.

Student Advisory Council members present equity project video to Kentucky...

Members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) have teamed up with Thomas Woods-Tucker, KDE deputy commissioner and chief equity officer, to create a video to discuss what equity means to them.

Lt. Gov. Coleman announces student-led mental health roundtables during Commissioner’s Student...

Kentucky will host a series of roundtables aimed to address mental health in the state’s public schools, Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman announced during the June 1 virtual meeting of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council.