The Kentucky School for the Deaf (KSD) had the opportunity to host the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) on its campus for the board’s regular meeting on Dec. 1. As part of a packed schedule, the board approved a regulation relating to the use of corporal punishment.
In preparation for the upcoming School Report Card data release, KDE officials met with the School Curriculum Assessment and Accountability Council to discuss the spring 2021 Kentucky Summative Assessment.
Members of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) had the opportunity to provide their feedback on the transition from paper to online state assessments that occurred during the previous school year.
The final administration of the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) assessment came last spring, members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s School Curriculum Assessment and Accountability Council were told during their July 20 meeting.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released two new COVID-19 guidance documents Feb. 15 to assist districts in preparing to administer spring state testing.
The Kentucky Department of Education notified all Kentucky public school superintendents March 24 that K-PREP testing for the 2019-2020 school year has been canceled.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) hosted a Special Superintendent’s Webcast on Friday, March 13, 2020, to provide assistance to our district leaders and answer questions about the impact of COVID-19 on their school systems.
Learn more about the most frequently asked questions about coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it relates to Kentucky's public schools.
In the 2019 State of Education address Dec. 3, Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis issued a call to action to the state’s education community and encouraged education leaders, educators, policymakers and families to work together to ensure each and every student is well-prepared for life and the opportunities of the 21st century economy.
A group of administrators, teachers, parents, higher education officials and representatives of stakeholder groups met to consider areas in which the accountability system, including the 5-star rating system introduced this year, could be improved.