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Gov. Andy Beshear met virtually with Kentucky’s superintendents on Dec. 4 to ask them to begin planning for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to the state’s education community.
Gov. Andy Beshear and state education officials on Dec. 3 announced the creation of an initiative to help Kentucky students through transition points in education, from early childhood to adult learning.
During the Kentucky Board of Education’s Dec. 2 regular meeting, the board reviewed recommended changes to the state’s accountability system to align it with Senate Bill 158 (2020).
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.
Two educational support staff members have been selected for the national 2020 Recognizing Inspirational School Employees (RISE) Award.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Gov. Andy Beshear appointed Randy Poe to the Kentucky Board of Education on Sept. 2.