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The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Teachers Advisory Council (TAC) heard during its Dec. 14 meeting how designing a high-quality local curriculum can support standards implementation and promote student equity.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is continuing to work with school boards and districts to help them address the diverse accelerated learning needs of students due to interrupted learning caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Following last week’s ruling from the Franklin Circuit Court that found portions of House Bill 563 unconstitutional, leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education convened district leaders on Oct. 12 for its monthly superintendent’s webcast to answer questions surrounding the legislation.
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.
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.
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.
As the national conversation surrounding critical race theory continues to escalate, Kentucky Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass urged the Interim Joint Committee on Education to remain committed to providing an equitable education to all students.
The Kentucky Department of Education’s Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council spent the majority of their Oct. 27 virtual meeting getting to know Thomas Woods-Tucker, KDE’s first chief equity officer and the new deputy commissioner of the Office of Teaching and Learning.
At its Aug. 6 meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) approved two emergency regulations that will provide districts with additional flexibility as they head into the 2020-2021 school year.