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The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) expressed its support at its April 9 meeting for educators and families during the extended period of school closures brought about by the COVID-19 emergency.
The contract between the Kentucky Department of Education and the executive search firm that will lead the search for Kentucky’s next education commissioner has been finalized.
The Kentucky Parents in the Know Facebook group will host more than 30 educators presenting live lessons for students utilizing nontraditional instruction over a three-week period beginning March 23. The lessons will be in various subject areas across various grade levels.
At its March 18 meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education approved waivers that allowed all 172 Kentucky school districts join the Non-Traditional Instruction Program, which allows education to continue even if school buildings are closed.
Stakeholders across Kentucky strongly believe that state’s next commissioner of education should have a background in education and be dedicated to improving learning outcomes for all students, according to the results of a community survey conducted by the Kentucky Department of Education.
At its March 18 meeting – held virtually for the first time to comply with Gov. Andy Beshear’s recommendation to practice social distancing due to COVID-19 – the Kentucky Board of Education selected an executive firm to lead the search for Kentucky’s next education commissioner.
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.
An application and waiver opportunity are now available for certain sections of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Non-Traditional Instruction Program for public school districts not currently utilizing the program, Interim Education Commissioner Kevin C. Brown announced today.
Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman, an ex officio member of the Kentucky Board of Education, has made Kentucky’s public education system a top priority since being elected and named secretary of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
Aaron Thompson knows the power of a good education. His life is a testament to education’s value and he’s lived in service of it most of his adult life.