Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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Face masks available for school districts

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is pleased to announce that the Department for Public Health, Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS DPH), in conjunction with Kentucky Emergency Management and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, is making adult and youth size face coverings available to all school districts.

Kentucky superintendents share school reopening advice, get revised metric for holding...

Participants in the Kentucky Department of Education’s Sept. 29 Special Superintendents’ Webcast heard from leaders of four school districts on how reopening to in-person instruction amid the pandemic has gone so far, and from state officials about updates to the color-coded metric used to determine whether to hold in-person classes.

Kentucky superintendents get KDE budget news, update on COVID-19 reporting

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has submitted a draft proposal to the state outlining what services would be impacted and what challenges would result from a possible 8% budget cut.

Kentucky local school board council discusses new COVID-19 guidance

Members of the Local School Board Members Advisory Council discussed revisions to the flagship Healthy at School guidance document during its Sept. 3 virtual meeting.

Kentucky superintendents hear Healthy at School update during webcast

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) has updated its guidance to say that students, teachers and staff should wear face masks at all times in school and on buses, except when actively eating or drinking, unless the person has a medical waiver.

KDE’s Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council recommends more mental health support during...

At its Aug. 11 virtual meeting, members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council shared their ideas for helping students with their mental health when school starts for the 2020-2021 school year.

Central Kentucky schools get banners urging mask wearing

When students return to Central Kentucky schools this year, they will be greeted by visible reminders of the importance of masking.

Families, educators must remain flexible and good examples if schools are...

I think one of the hardest things for those of us who are planning for the upcoming school year – parents and teachers alike – is the uncertainty of it all.

Contact tracing should be in full force by start of school,...

A system of contact tracers should be deployed in almost every local health department in Kentucky by the end of July, according to Mark Carter, executive adviser to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services.

Interim Commissioner Kevin C. Brown’s July 24 letter to families

As plans are being created for the upcoming school year, we are all struggling with how children will learn, remain safe and traverse an environment unlike one we have ever experienced. It’s a time when parents are trying to figure out whether their children will be taught at school or through non-traditional instruction from home, along with how their children will get to school and what they will do after school.