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Kentucky Department for Public Health releases updated guidance for schools on...

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) released new guidance on July 28 for schools on recommended masking guidelines ahead of the 2021-2022 school year.

KDE updates Healthy at School guidance on temperature checks before entering...

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), in consultation with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), has updated the flagship Healthy at School guidance based on the latest information from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

KDE, DPH update Healthy at School guidance on distancing in classrooms

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) and the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) have released updates to the state’s flagship Healthy at School guidance based on the latest guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Ground zero for first COVID-19 case in Kentucky, Harrison County closes...

Harrison County was the first Kentucky school district to be impacted by COVID-19. Now, the district is one step closer to a return to in-person instruction.

Superintendents hear about $928 million in new funds, vaccine distribution plan

New federal legislation provides the largest discretionary K-12 funding in history, with new allowable uses and streamlined spending.

Kentucky superintendents hear plans for return to in-person instruction, vaccine distribution

Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass asked Kentucky superintendents for feedback on proposals for reopening schools to in-person classes on Jan. 4.

KDE’s Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council discusses return date for in-person classes

Opinions are mixed among members of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) on whether Kentucky schools should be allowed to resume in-person classes in January, and on who should make that decision.

Gov. Andy Beshear asks Kentucky superintendents to begin preparation for COVID-19...

Gov. Andy Beshear met virtually with Kentucky’s superintendents on Dec. 4 to ask them to begin planning for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to the state’s education community.

FEMA tightens rules for COVID-19 reimbursement, Kentucky superintendents told in webcast

Kentucky’s school superintendents learned Dec. 1 during the Kentucky Department of Education's (KDE) monthly Superintendents’ Webcast that federal rules on reimbursement for some COVID-19-related costs have changed.

Gov. Beshear suspends in-person instruction in Kentucky schools beginning Nov. 23

Gov. Andy Beshear announced that all Kentucky schools must cease in-person instruction and transition to remote or virtual instruction beginning Nov. 23. An executive order will be forthcoming and is expected to be signed by Nov. 20.