With the nonresident student attendance portions of House Bill 563 (2021) set to go into effect in July, staff from the Kentucky Department of Education’s Office of Finance and Operations met with school district leaders for the April Superintendents Webcast to examine how the legislation will affect those districts.
Kentucky superintendents discuss legislature’s decision to strike down emergency regulation on paid leave for quarantined school staff
Following the Kentucky General Assembly’s decision to disallow an emergency regulation related to paid leave for district employees, leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education met with school district leaders during the Superintendent Webcast on March 8 to provide details on how to move forward for quarantined staff.
With Gov. Andy Beshear signing House Bill 5 into law last week, leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education met virtually on Jan. 20 with superintendents of districts impacted by the December tornado outbreak to discuss details of the bill and the process for appropriating the $30 million made available to KDE for disaster relief.
During the Kentucky Department of Education’s January Superintendents Webcast, department staff sought to answer questions surrounding how the omicron variant of COVID-19 will impact non-traditional instruction days.
Leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education held a virtual meeting Jan. 6 to provide update to superintendents of districts recently impacted by tornadoes.
To continue addressing the real-time needs of school districts affected by the recent tornadoes, Kentucky Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass held a virtual huddle with superintendents on Dec. 29 to hear where the communities stand in their rebuilding efforts.
Kentucky superintendents hear updates on HB 563, School Funding Task Force legislative recommendations
Kentucky Department of Education leadership met with district leaders on Nov. 16 for the department’s monthly Superintendents Webcast to provide details on litigation surrounding House Bill 563.
Ahead of the Kentucky General Assembly’s upcoming January regular session, the Legislative Research Commission’s School Funding Task Force met Nov. 8 to review and submit recommendations to be considered by the state’s legislators.
Following last week’s ruling from the Franklin Circuit Court that found portions of House Bill 563 unconstitutional, leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education convened district leaders on Oct. 12 for its monthly superintendent’s webcast to answer questions surrounding the legislation.
Officials from the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Office of Finance and Operations met with the Legislative Research Commission’s (LRC) School Funding Task Force during its first meeting on June 14.