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Interim Commissioner Kevin C. Brown’s April 10 letter to families

It has been just over a month since Kentucky’s first case of COVID-19 was confirmed, and it has been the longest month of many of our lives. We had no idea when that announcement was made on March 6 how our lives were about to change and we still don’t know when they’ll return to something close to normal.

KBE voices its support for educators, families during COVID-19 emergency

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) expressed its support at its April 9 meeting for educators and families during the extended period of school closures brought about by the COVID-19 emergency.

KDE’s Year in Review: Adopting new minimum graduation requirements

This is the third of a six-part series detailing the work and achievements of the Kentucky Department of Education during the past year.

In education, preparing students for the current and future workforce is...

In the nearly two years that I have had the honor of serving as Kentucky’s commissioner of education, I have made students’ preparation for success in the workforce a top priority.

Commissioner seeking feedback on reading and math basic competency graduation requirement

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking public feedback on reading and math basic competency requirements for the state’s new minimum high school graduation requirements, per Senate Bill 175 (2019). 

Inaugural TRACK summit draws 200 employers to Louisville

The first Inside TRACK to Youth Apprenticeships summit brought in several speakers, including Scott Stump, an assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education, who gave high praise to Kentucky’s TRACK Youth Apprenticeship program.

Public feedback sought on new minimum high school graduation requirements

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking public feedback on the state’s new minimum high school graduation requirements.

What you need to know about the new minimum high school...

Damien Sweeney, program coordinator for comprehensive school counseling from the Office of Career and Technical Education and Student Transition, provides insight on the new minimum high school graduation requirements and how it will affect incoming high school freshmen.

New resources available for revised minimum graduation requirements

On April 5, Kentucky's new minimum high school graduation requirements became law. Several tools are available on the Minimum High Graduation Requirements webpage, including a FAQ and several charts to help people understand the new changes and how they impact other important elements of Kentucky education.

SAC discusses novice reduction, graduation requirements

At its May 1 meeting, the Superintendents’ Advisory Council discussed ways that districts can reduce the number of novice students in their schools.