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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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 in on return to in-person instruction
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.
New federal legislation provides the largest discretionary K-12 funding in history, with new allowable uses and streamlined spending.