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KDE releases new guidance on hybrid schedules for public schools

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has released a new guidance document, Guidance for Offering a Hybrid Performance-Based Schedule, to support districts in implementing a hybrid schedule for grades 5-12 by utilizing their board’s policy on performance-based courses. Districts may use a hybrid schedule at the request of students and families as an additional COVID-19 mitigation strategy to assist with social distancing.

KDE releases new guidance document on face coverings in school facilities

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released a new guidance document, Non-regulatory Guidance: Face Coverings, which elaborates upon the regulation issued by the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) that requires the use of face coverings in all school facilities across Kentucky. This guidance document is intended to provide support for schools and districts as they work to implement the new requirements.

Kentucky Department for Public Health releases updated guidance for schools on...

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) released new guidance on July 28 for schools on recommended masking guidelines ahead of the 2021-2022 school year.

KDE Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council provides feedback on school year

Members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) shared their thoughts about the highs and lows of remote learning during the pandemic at the council's April 13 meeting.

KDE issues new guidance on accelerating summer learning

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released new guidance on April 12 on summer learning programs and opportunities to provide educational boosts during the subsequent school year.

KDE releases guidance on Supplemental School Year Program

The Kentucky Department of Education released a new guidance document on April 5 that provides details on the Supplemental School Year Program.

KDE releases assessment and accountability FAQ guidance

The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Office of Assessment and Accountability (OAA), in conjunction with the Office of Career and Technical Education (OCTE), released a new frequently asked questions (FAQ) guidance document on March 29.

Principals Advisory Council hears about equity, role of school counselor in...

The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Principals Advisory Council (PrAC) heard about the school counselor’s role in providing social-emotional support for students during their meeting on March 16.

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.

KDE releases new guidance on graduation, other spring activities

The Kentucky Department of Education released a new COVID-19 guidance document on March 8 that assists districts in preparing for traditional spring activities.