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LSAC hears from KHSAA, KDE officials and welcomes two new members

The Local Superintendents Advisory Council approved a recommendation to the Kentucky Board of Education to accept the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s amendments to 702 KAR 7:065, Designation of Agent to Manage Middle and High School Interscholastic Athletics.

Commissioner Glass celebrates one year at KDE by co-teaching at Meade...

To celebrate his first year at the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass returned to his alma mater, Meade County High School, on Sept. 17 to co-teach 9th-grade science with Jonathan Mangin.

Eastern High School senior says students must be part of the...

Eastern High School senior Solyana Mesfin reflects on the tragic loss of a fellow student and how she and her fellow students must be part of the solution to youth violence.

Senate Bill 1 bringing significant changes to school operations this academic...

The General Assembly wrapped up a three-day special session on Sept. 9, with Senate Bill 1 including a number of provisions that will significantly affect the way schools operate for the remainder of the school year.

Kentucky superintendents hear about impacts of SB 1, KDE’s vaccine incentive...

Following last week’s passage of Senate Bill 1, leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education convened the state’s superintendents on Sept. 14 to further discuss the legislation’s impact on public schools.

Kentucky senate education committee changes SB 1, mirrored legislation approved in...

As the Kentucky General Assembly's special session rolls on in Frankfort, the Senate Standing Committee on Education voted to amend Senate Bill 1, removing a section encouraging districts to develop vaccination incentive plans.

Special session underway, education-related bill discussed in Kentucky legislative committee

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.

Legislative committee considers KBE mask regulation, governor says it remains in...

Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass was joined by Kentucky Board of Education Chair Lu Young to testify before the Kentucky General Assembly’s Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee for nearly three hours on Aug. 17 regarding the KBE’s recently adopted emergency regulation requiring universal masking in schools.

School mask mandate, COVID testing program discussed in Kentucky Superintendents Webcast

During the Aug. 12 Superintendents Webcast, Kentucky Department of Education leadership fielded questions regarding an emergency regulation passed by the Kentucky Board of Education requiring universal masking in public schools.

KBE approves emergency mask regulation to mitigate COVID-19 spread in schools

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) approved an emergency regulation on Aug. 12 to require all individuals inside public school facilities to wear a face covering. The move came at an emergency meeting in response to the highly contagious COVID-19 delta variant.