Saturday, October 23, 2021


Kentucky legislators hear about schools’ use of COVID-19 relief money

Federal COVID-19 relief funds are bringing more than $3 billion to Kentucky’s educational system, and can be used flexibly to offset learning loss, improve technology and cover pandemic-related expenses.

Local Family Resource and Youth Services Centers receive 150 GEER II...

Gov. Andy Beshear and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman awarded $15 million in grants to 150 local Family Resource and Youth Services Centers (FRYSCs) from the second round of the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund 2 (GEER II).

KDE to allocate federal emergency relief funding to non-public schools

The U.S. Department of Education (USDE) has allocated $40,817,799 to Kentucky for emergency assistance to non-public schools in the state.

Superintendents hear about $928 million in new funds, vaccine distribution plan

New federal legislation provides the largest discretionary K-12 funding in history, with new allowable uses and streamlined spending.

KDE will guide districts through scenarios as they plan for start...

Interim Education Commissioner Kevin C. Brown told superintendents that guidance from the Kentucky Department of Education will provide “a framework” for scenarios that school districts might consider as they plan their calendars for the 2020-2021 school year.

KDE releases guidance on GEER Fund to aid remote learning, food...

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released a new guidance document May 12 about the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund to help districts decide how best to spend the funding designed to help districts respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.