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Kentucky superintendents receive overview of House Bill 563 ruling

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.

Senate Bill 1 bringing significant changes to school operations this academic...

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...

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).

KDE presents draft budget reduction plan to Budget Review Subcommittee on...

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.

General Assembly, education stakeholders receive praise for dedication to Kentucky students,...

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...

Career and technical education, preschool funding and dropout prevention lead 2013...

This is not a budget session, but rather a short, 30-day session that traditionally focuses on policy issues.

Handful of education bills pass during 2012 legislative session

Funding, innovation and improving student achievement topped education considerations during regular session of 2012 Kentucky General Assembly.

KDE seeks funding for school improvement, college/career readiness and testing

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.

Few education bills passed in legislature’s regular session

Six education bills pass in legislature's regular session.