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School is a passion for new Floyd County superintendent Anna Shepherd

Anna Shepherd was named superintendent for Floyd County schools on July 26, replacing Danny Adkins, who resigned and is now superintendent of Woodford County. Awarded a four-year contract, Shepherd previously served as chief early childhood officer and interim superintendent in the district.

As Kentucky’s students go back to school, drivers reminded to be...

As students return to school, Kentucky drivers are being reminded of the laws that apply to keep students safe.

Registration now open for 2021 Kentucky Education Summit

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) opened its registration website for the 2021 Kentucky Education Summit, which is scheduled for Nov. 1-2 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville.

School leaders thankful coalition work has valued the voice of all...

Our experience with the Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education has given us hope for change in our educational system, a change that will reflect the voices of district and school leaders, teachers, students, families and community members.

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.