Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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Commissioner Glass meets with Kentucky principals, discusses back-to-school

Kentucky’s Education Commissioner and Chief Learner Jason E. Glass was introduced to the Principals Advisory Council during its first quarter meeting on Oct. 8.

Face masks available for school districts

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is pleased to announce that the Department for Public Health, Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS DPH), in conjunction with Kentucky Emergency Management and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, is making adult and youth size face coverings available to all school districts.

Kentucky superintendents share school reopening advice, get revised metric for holding...

Participants in the Kentucky Department of Education’s Sept. 29 Special Superintendents’ Webcast heard from leaders of four school districts on how reopening to in-person instruction amid the pandemic has gone so far, and from state officials about updates to the color-coded metric used to determine whether to hold in-person classes.

Kentucky superintendents get KDE budget news, update on COVID-19 reporting

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has submitted a draft proposal to the state outlining what services would be impacted and what challenges would result from a possible 8% budget cut.

KDE virtual forum provides additional information on DPH metric, emergency regulation

Nearly 100 people tuned in to the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) virtual forum on Sept. 17 to learn more about the Department for Public Health’s new four-color decision-making metric for school officials.

New DPH metric designed to help Kentucky school districts decide on...

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) has created a four-color metric to guide school officials in deciding whether to offer in person, virtual or hybrid instruction amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kentucky superintendents hear about new, updated COVID-19 guidance documents

Superintendents across the state heard about updated guidance from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) that allows for slightly larger groups in school buildings and clarifies transportation for extracurricular activities, along with new guidance on building ventilation and student truancy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kentucky superintendents hear Healthy at School update during webcast

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) has updated its guidance to say that students, teachers and staff should wear face masks at all times in school and on buses, except when actively eating or drinking, unless the person has a medical waiver.

DPH developing website for school districts to self-report COVID-19 cases to...

The Kentucky Department for Public Health is developing a website that will allow Kentucky’s schools to self-report COVID-19 cases to their communities. Dr. Connie White explained how the website will work during the Kentucky Department of Education’s Superintendent Advisory Council meeting on Aug. 31.

Student Advisory Council members weigh in on COVID-19 issues during Kentucky...

Four members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council joined the Aug. 25 Special Superintendents’ Webcast to talk about COVID-19 issues they’re hearing from their home districts.