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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.

What equality and equity means to me

When Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass called me last year to ask if I would become Kentucky’s first chief equity officer, it was one of the greatest honors of my career.

Uncertainty still exists on state assessments, Kentucky school counselors told during...

The Kentucky Department of Education’s School Counselor Advisory Council met virtually Jan. 28 and was asked to continue planning to administer state assessments, though department staff still are monitoring the situation at the federal level.

Kentucky’s Commonwealth Education Continuum holds inaugural meeting, sets work plan

The Commonwealth Education Continuum (CEC), Kentucky’s new effort to guide people through educational transition points from early childhood into a career, met for the first time on Jan. 27.

Commissioner Glass meets with Kentucky teachers to solicit feedback on returning...

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Teachers Advisory Council provided feedback to Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass on a potential return to in-person instruction in January during its Dec. 10 virtual meeting.

KDE’s Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council discusses return date for in-person classes

Opinions are mixed among members of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) on whether Kentucky schools should be allowed to resume in-person classes in January, and on who should make that decision.

Kentucky council on gifted and talented education discusses barriers to equity

Barriers to equity in identifying gifted and talented students still exist in Kentucky’s public schools, members of the Kentucky Department of Education's (KDE's) State...

KDE staff stresses importance of early literacy initiatives during Interim Joint...

Staff from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) presented to the General Assembly’s Interim Joint Committee on Education on Nov. 12 about the necessity of early literacy initiatives in the Commonwealth.

Kentucky school districts urged to work on diversity, equity and inclusion...

Schools should be safe havens for students and staff, promoting diversity, equity and inclusion for all, the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) new chief equity officer said during the Special Superintendents’ Webcast on Nov. 10.