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Kentucky superintendents hear about impacts of SB 1, KDE’s vaccine incentive...

Following last week’s passage of Senate Bill 1, leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education convened the state’s superintendents on Sept. 14 to further discuss the legislation’s impact on public schools.

Montgomery County’s Willie Edward Taylor Carver Jr. named 2022 Kentucky Teacher...

Willie Edward Taylor Carver Jr., an English and French teacher at Montgomery County High School, is the 2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year and High School Teacher of the Year, the Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline announced on Sept. 9.

Special session underway, education-related bill discussed in Kentucky legislative committee

With COVID-19 cases surging throughout the Commonwealth, Gov. Andy Beshear called the Kentucky General Assembly into a special session beginning Sept. 7 to work toward providing additional flexibilities and relief for Kentuckians through pandemic-related policies.

School districts awarded $75 million to upgrade local area vocational education...

In another significant step forward in his Better Kentucky Plan creating jobs and opportunities in every corner of the commonwealth, Gov. Andy Beshear announced $75 million has been approved to go to Kentucky school districts to fund renovation projects at Local Area Vocational Education Centers (LAVEC).

Gov. Beshear signs executive order mandating masks in Kentucky schools

In response to the highly contagious COVID-19 delta variant, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Aug. 10 an executive order requiring face coverings in Kentucky’s public and private schools, regardless of vaccination status.

Governor requires face coverings in all executive branch buildings

As part of the continuing COVID-19 “Healthy at Work” initiative, the Commonwealth of Kentucky remains committed to limiting the spread of COVID-19 and ensuring the health and safety of our state employees and visitors.

Estill County holds grand opening for new area technology center

Estill County held the grand opening of its new $14.7 million area technology center (ATC) on July 23.

Governor urges Kentucky school leaders to prioritize in-person learning ahead of...

Gov. Andy Beshear unveiled new masking recommendations for the state’s K-12 schools in response to the highly contagious COVID-19 delta variant during a July 26 media briefing.

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 releases new NTI guidance after Gov. Beshear signs HB 208...

The Kentucky Department of Education released a new COVID-19 guidance document on March 9 that discusses important changes and updates to Kentucky’s Non-Traditional Instruction Program as a result of House Bill 208.