Friday, April 10, 2020
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KBE voices its support for educators, families during COVID-19 emergency

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.

Contract between KDE, commissioner search firm finalized

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.

KBE member’s Facebook group to host live online lessons

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.

KBE grants waiver allowing all 172 districts to utilize Non-Traditional Instruction...

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.

KBE receives feedback on what community wants from new commissioner

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.

KBE selects executive firm to lead search for Kentucky’s education commissioner

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.

COVID-19: Answers to FAQs for Kentucky’s Schools and Districts

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.

Districts may apply for NTI waiver in case of emergency closures

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.

KBE SPOTLIGHT | Time and situation right for Coleman to champion...

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.

KBE SPOTLIGHT: Aaron Thompson believes every child should have the chance...

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.