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Gov. Andy Beshear announces executive order that expands in-person instruction in...

Gov. Andy Beshear announced an executive order during his Feb. 23 media briefing that recommends all public school districts to offer or expand in-person instructional opportunities beginning March 1, or seven days after district personnel receives their second COVID-19 vaccination.

KDE moves ahead with state plans after USED announces testing requirement

The U.S. Department of Education will require states to administer a statewide assessment for the 2020-2021 school year, the agency announced on Feb. 22.

Mike Bowling resigns from Kentucky Board of Education

Mike Bowling, a Middlesboro attorney and former state representative, resigned from the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) effective Feb. 19 due to health concerns.

Kentucky celebrates 82 new National Board Certified Teachers during virtual ceremony

Kentucky recognized 82 teachers newly certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards during a Feb. 11 virtual ceremony. Another group of NBCTs is expected to be announced in late February, adding to Kentucky’s total.

Kentucky superintendents get details of new guidance on school operation, federal...

The KDE has released new guidance on operating schools after staff have been vaccinated, use of new federal funding and managing student promotion and retention.

KBE approves changes to state accountability system, furthers discussion on assessments

The Kentucky Board of Education voted to approve changes to the state’s accountability system recommended by the Kentucky Department of Education during its Feb. 3 regular meeting.

KDE announces dates for Commissioner’s Listening Tour to gather public input

To gather input on long-term aspirations for the Commonwealth’s education system, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is excited to announce that Commissioner of Education and Chief Learner Jason E Glass will be conducting a virtual listening tour April 6-May 6.

Uncertainty still exists on state assessments, Kentucky school counselors told during...

The Kentucky Department of Education’s School Counselor Advisory Council met virtually Jan. 28 and was asked to continue planning to administer state assessments, though department staff still are monitoring the situation at the federal level.

Meredith Brewer named Kentucky Department of Education’s director of education policy

Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Commissioner Jason E. Glass announced on Jan. 26 the hiring of Meredith Brewer as the department’s director of education policy. She will continue to serve as director of KDE’s Division of Educator Recruitment and Development until officially beginning her new role on Feb. 1.

Walker, Thomas receive first Kentucky Education Support Staff Professional Award

Shelly Thomas from Barren County and Robert Walker of Harrison County were presented with the KESSP Award on Jan. 19. The newly created state award honors excellence by classified school employees and will be given annually.