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Public comment sought on Kentucky’s request for temporary waiver on identifying...

Public comment is being sought on a request by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) for a temporary waiver on the annual identification of schools for targeted support and improvement (TSI).

Commissioner Glass celebrates one year at KDE by co-teaching at Meade...

To celebrate his first year at the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass returned to his alma mater, Meade County High School, on Sept. 17 to co-teach 9th-grade science with Jonathan Mangin.

Five Kentucky public schools named 2021 Blue Ribbon winners

The U. S. Department of Education named five Kentucky public schools as 2021 National Blue Ribbon Schools based on their overall academic excellence.

Commissioner Glass wins KWLA award recognizing support for world language education

Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass is the recipient of the Kentucky World Language Association’s (KWLA) 2021 Amici Linguarum (Friend of Languages) Award in the education category. He received the award on Sept. 17 during KWLA’s virtual awards ceremony.

Vaccination proof or negative COVID test required for 2021 Kentucky Education...

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) will require individuals attending the 2021 Kentucky Education Summit to present their original COVID-19 vaccination card or show proof of negative COVID-19 test result taken within 48 hours prior to Nov. 1.

Kentucky superintendents hear about impacts of SB 1, KDE’s vaccine incentive...

Following last week’s passage of Senate Bill 1, leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education convened the state’s superintendents on Sept. 14 to further discuss the legislation’s impact on public schools.

KDE to reimburse public school districts for incentives for vaccinated employees

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) will use up to $8.8 million in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funds to provide reimbursements to districts that have rewarded and acknowledged the time, energy and effort staff members took to get vaccinated. 

A statement from Kentucky Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass on passage...

“This law does not go far enough in providing the flexibility in different school models that our schools need. Further, the politically-motivated effort to...

Montgomery County’s Willie Edward Taylor Carver Jr. named 2022 Kentucky Teacher...

Willie Edward Taylor Carver Jr., an English and French teacher at Montgomery County High School, is the 2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year and High School Teacher of the Year, the Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline announced on Sept. 9.

Special session underway, education-related bill discussed in Kentucky legislative committee

With COVID-19 cases surging throughout the Commonwealth, Gov. Andy Beshear called the Kentucky General Assembly into a special session beginning Sept. 7 to work toward providing additional flexibilities and relief for Kentuckians through pandemic-related policies.