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Gov. Beshear suspends in-person instruction in Kentucky schools beginning Nov. 23

Gov. Andy Beshear announced that all Kentucky schools must cease in-person instruction and transition to remote or virtual instruction beginning Nov. 23. An executive order will be forthcoming and is expected to be signed by Nov. 20.

Harrison County’s Robert Walker and Barren County’s Shelly Thomas to represent...

Two educational support staff members have been selected for the national 2020 Recognizing Inspirational School Employees (RISE) Award.

Kentucky school districts urged to work on diversity, equity and inclusion...

Schools should be safe havens for students and staff, promoting diversity, equity and inclusion for all, the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) new chief equity officer said during the Special Superintendents’ Webcast on Nov. 10.

Governor, KDE ask schools to work with local leaders on COVID-19

Gov. Andy Beshear and state officials praised the work school superintendents have done to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and asked them to join with other local leaders to encourage adherence to health guidelines.

Louisville junior selected as first student member on Kentucky Board of...

The Kentucky Department of Education announced Oct. 2 that Solyana Mesfin of Louisville was selected as the first active public school student in the Commonwealth to hold a seat on the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE).

KDE virtual forum provides additional information on DPH metric, emergency regulation

Nearly 100 people tuned in to the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) virtual forum on Sept. 17 to learn more about the Department for Public Health’s new four-color decision-making metric for school officials.

Governor appoints Randy Poe to fill empty spot on Kentucky Board...

Gov. Andy Beshear appointed Randy Poe to the Kentucky Board of Education on Sept. 2.

Kentucky’s new education commissioner introduced to Interim Joint Committee on Education

At its Aug. 18 meeting, the Kentucky General Assembly’s Interim Joint Committee on Education was introduced to Jason Glass, Kentucky’s next education commissioner and chief learner.

Gov. Beshear asks Kentucky superintendents to delay in-person classes until Sept....

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear asked superintendents of the state’s 171 school districts Aug. 10 to delay opening schools for in-person instruction until the week of Sept. 28 due to high number of Kentuckians testing positive for COVID-19, especially among children.

KDE’s Education Continuation Task Force hears about certification and permission flexibility

At the Education Continuation Task Force’s July 27 meeting, members received an update from Associate Commissioner Rob Akers of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Office of Educator Licensure and Effectiveness, about teacher certification and permission flexibility ahead of the 2020-2021 school year.