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Wilcox shapes role of Kentucky school security marshal amid COVID-19

Kentucky’s first state school security marshal, Ben Wilcox, was preparing for an initial round of school safety inspections when COVID-19 closed schools statewide. But he and his subordinates are moving forward with required risk assessments, working with school administrators to get in compliance with state standards.

Teach healthy habits during Safe Schools Week

“Healthy Habits, Shield Our Schools!” is the theme for this year’s Kentucky Safe Schools Week, Oct. 18-24.

Fayette County schools police win Promising Program Award

The Fayette County Public Schools Police Department has received a Promising Program Award from the Kentucky Association of School Resource Officers (KYASRO).

KDE task force provides feedback on upcoming superintendent survey

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has partnered with the Regional Educational Laboratory to begin drafting new surveys to help identify needs occurring across the state due to the COVID-19 crisis.

KDE to recommend waivers delaying charter school authorization training

Interim Kentucky Education Commissioner Kevin C. Brown told the Local Superintendents Advisory Council at its Jan. 28 meeting of his intention to make two recommendations to the Kentucky Board of Education that would address the requirement that local school board members receive 12 hours of charter school authorization training for the next year.

October is Bullying Prevention Month; Kentucky Safe Schools Week set for...

October is Bullying Prevention month and Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for Oct. 20–26.

Bringing parents to the table

The Every Student Succeeds Act – the federal law that governs K-12 public education – the phrase “parent and family engagement” is used in lieu of “parental involvement.” While that seems like a minor change, I think it is a big shift in how we think about the relationship between families and our schools.

Kentucky Safe Schools Week slated for Oct. 21-27

This year, the Kentucky Center for School Safety has announced that Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for Oct. 21–27. This year's theme is “BE INCREDIBLE, Reveal Your Superhero!” 

The Kentucky Center for School Safety: An introduction

Jon Akers, executive director of the Kentucky Center for School Safety, explains how the center helps schools from across the Commonwealth improve safety for their students.

Lewis cites need for more school resource officers at roundtable

The Federal Commission on School Safety visited Lexington June 26 as part of a national listening tour on safety issues. Kentucky Department of Education...