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Rules for school sports due to COVID-19 in the works, Kentucky...

As the usual opening practice dates for fall sports approach, Kentucky school districts are concerned about how to operate athletic programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Commissioner Julian Tackett of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) answered some imminent questions Tuesday during the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) weekly Special Superintendents’ Webcast.

KDE releases reopening guidance on school workplace health and safety

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released new reopening guidance on July 6 on school workplace health and safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Physical education beyond the gym

National Middle School PE Teacher of the Year finalist Angela Stark teaches her Fayette County students the skills they need to live a healthy life.

Bullitt teacher named Kentucky Health Teacher of the Year

Jodi Grant Jones, a teacher at Eastside Middle School (Bullitt County), has been named the 2017 Kentucky Health Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

Livingston middle school recognized for making wellness a priority

The school’s principal said it has resulted in not only healthier students, but also a stronger school.

Ready for school? Mercer County students are

By Amy Wallot amy.wallot@education.ky.gov Where can you go to get a haircut, dental screening and a new pair of shoes? For parents and students in Mercer...

Two honored as PE teachers of the year

The 2014 KAHERD teachers of the year are Daniel Hill, a teacher at Tates Creek Elementary (Fayette County) and Rhonda Smith, a teacher at Lloyd Memorial High School (Elsmere-Erlanger Independent).

National Bike (or walk) to School Day

By Amy Wallot amy.wallot@education.ky.gov The morning of May 7was about 70 degrees, sunny and an absolutely gorgeous day to walk to school for National Bike to...

Health resources for P-12

KET offers schools a repository of free, online P-12 instructional resources such as short videos, lesson plans and interactives on a variety of health...

Podcasts work on students’ minds, bodies

Students are responding to walking while listening to lessons, teachers say.