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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.
The General Assembly wrapped up a three-day special session on Sept. 9, with Senate Bill 1 including a number of provisions that will significantly affect the way schools operate for the remainder of the school year.
The Kentucky Board of Education met for a special virtual meeting Nov. 6 to discuss the impact on Kentucky’s accountability system resulting from the enaction of Senate Bill 158 (2020).
Leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) presented the department’s preliminary draft budget reduction plan to the General Assembly’s Budget Review Subcommittee on Education on Oct. 21.
The Kentucky Education Action Team (KEAT), which includes organizations promoting K-12 education, is praising Gov. Steve Beshear and the 138 members of the General Assembly...
This is not a budget session, but rather a short, 30-day session that traditionally focuses on policy issues.
Funding, innovation and improving student achievement topped education considerations during regular session of 2012 Kentucky General Assembly.
The Kentucky Board of Education is supporting legislation this session that would increase compulsory school attendance from age 16 to 18, provide funding flexibility to school districts and adjust the preschool funding formula.