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Kentucky school nurses discuss offering services during summer school programs

During a School Nurse End of the Year Webcast on March 1, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) encouraged school health providers to prepare to offer services to students during the summer.

Kentucky School for the Deaf students will return to in-person instruction...

The Kentucky School for the Deaf anticipates a return to in-person instruction by March 1, Principal Toyah Robey said during the KSD Advisory Board’s Feb. 9 virtual meeting.

Kentucky superintendents hear plans for return to in-person instruction, vaccine distribution

Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass asked Kentucky superintendents for feedback on proposals for reopening schools to in-person classes on Jan. 4.

FEMA tightens rules for COVID-19 reimbursement, Kentucky superintendents told in webcast

Kentucky’s school superintendents learned Dec. 1 during the Kentucky Department of Education's (KDE) monthly Superintendents’ Webcast that federal rules on reimbursement for some COVID-19-related costs have changed.

Governor, KDE ask schools to work with local leaders on COVID-19

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.

Kentucky parent council provides feedback on KDE guidance, hears Healthy at...

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Commissioner’s Parents Advisory Council held a virtual meeting on Sept. 9 to offer feedback on student participation during non-traditional instruction and the department’s reopening guidance on truancy.

Kentucky superintendents hear about new, updated COVID-19 guidance documents

Superintendents across the state heard about updated guidance from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) that allows for slightly larger groups in school buildings and clarifies transportation for extracurricular activities, along with new guidance on building ventilation and student truancy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kentucky superintendents hear Healthy at School update during webcast

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) has updated its guidance to say that students, teachers and staff should wear face masks at all times in school and on buses, except when actively eating or drinking, unless the person has a medical waiver.

DPH developing website for school districts to self-report COVID-19 cases to...

The Kentucky Department for Public Health is developing a website that will allow Kentucky’s schools to self-report COVID-19 cases to their communities. Dr. Connie White explained how the website will work during the Kentucky Department of Education’s Superintendent Advisory Council meeting on Aug. 31.

COVID-19 stats and reporting dominate Kentucky superintendents’ webcast

Kentucky’s public health commissioner discussed COVID-19 case reporting and the latest statistics with the state’s school superintendents during the Aug. 18 Special Superintendents’ Webcast.