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Byron Darnall named to lead KDE’s Office of Educator Licensure...

When Byron Darnall graduated from David Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn., he was unsure of what his next step would be – until he had the opportunity to be a long-term substitute teacher at Stuart Middle School in Louisville. That is where Darnall said he found his calling.

KDE’s Lynn McGowan-McNear named winner of the Walter R. Gattis Jr....

Lynn McGowan-McNear, the Kentucky Department of Education's resource management director, has received the Walter R. Gattis Jr. Award.

Governor’s Scholars Program to add 30 more students due to federal...

The Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) will be able to accommodate 30 more Kentucky students this year, and for each of the next two years, thanks to an infusion of federal funding.

KDE releases new guidance on graduation, other spring activities

The Kentucky Department of Education released a new COVID-19 guidance document on March 8 that assists districts in preparing for traditional spring activities.

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...