Kentucky superintendents received an update on state-mandated assessments during the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Superintendents Webcast on April 18.
Representatives of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) updated lawmakers on how federal COVID-19 relief dollars are being spent during a Kentucky House of Representatives Budget Review Subcommittee meeting on Feb. 28.
Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass talked with school officials across the Commonwealth about deeper learning during the Superintendents Webcast on Feb. 14.
Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass and Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) General Counsel Todd Allen provided an update on the Kentucky Supreme Court’s recent ruling in a lawsuit involving House Bill (HB) 563 during the Superintendents Webcast on Jan. 10.
State Budget Review Subcommittee on Education hears from school superintendents on increasing construction costs
The Kentucky General Assembly’s Budget Review Subcommittee on Education heard from school superintendents about the struggle with rapidly increasing construction costs during their Nov. 2 meeting.
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.
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.
Kentucky Board of Education discusses amendment to accountability system, developing new vision and mission
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.