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KDE releases COVID-19 guidance on student promotion or retention, school operations...

The Kentucky Department of Education released three new COVID-19 guidance documents on Feb. 8, one on decisions regarding student promotion or retention, one on operating schools after staff vaccination and another on the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund II (ESSER II).

Chuck Truesdell named director of government relations for KDE

Kentucky Department of Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass announced today the hiring of Chuck Truesdell as director of government relations for KDE. He will begin his role with the department on Jan. 5.

Americans have been learning skills to help them through the pandemic...

For many, it has taken a global pandemic to remind them of the importance of basic life skills. With restaurants closed and stay-at-home mandates, a growing number of adults have turned to online tutorials, social media recipes, and family and friends to learn basic life skills.

KDE releases guidance to assist districts in preparing for COVID-19 vaccine...

The Kentucky Department of Education released a new COVID-19 guidance document on Dec. 15 to assist districts in preparing for the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccination.

KDE commissioner won’t recommend state management, assistance in Jefferson County

A management audit team appointed by the Kentucky Department of Education initiated a management audit of Jefferson County Public Schools between September 21 and October 9. Based on the findings, Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass stated evidence collected during the audit establishes that neither state management nor state assistance is necessary to correct any inefficiencies and ineffectiveness within the district and that all requirements of the settlement agreement have been met.

A reunion 40 years in the making: How a Louisville teacher...

In the past, Ana Reyes made efforts to contact the teacher who helped change her life, but couldn’t find her because she couldn’t...

Thomas Woods-Tucker named as Kentucky Department of Education’s first chief equity...

Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass announced Oct. 14 that Thomas Woods-Tucker will serve as the Kentucky Department of Education’s first chief equity officer and will lead the Office of Teaching and Learning as the department's next deputy commissioner.

New KDE ‘Keep, Stop, Start’ survey seeks ideas from across...

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has opened a community survey to gather ideas and thoughts from school officials, educators and other education partners across the state to help guide strategy on what the future of education should look like in Kentucky.

Konz Tatman named chief communications officer at KDE

Kentucky Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass announced Oct. 1 that he has named Toni Konz Tatman chief communications officer for the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE).

KDE awarded federal grant to recruit, retain local and state program...

The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE's) Office of Special Education and Early Learning has been awarded a competitive grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs.