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In preparation for the upcoming School Report Card data release, KDE officials met with the School Curriculum Assessment and Accountability Council to discuss the spring 2021 Kentucky Summative Assessment.
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.
Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass was joined by Kentucky Board of Education Chair Lu Young to testify before the Kentucky General Assembly’s Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee for nearly three hours on Aug. 17 regarding the KBE’s recently adopted emergency regulation requiring universal masking in schools.
Officials from the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Office of Finance and Operations met with the Legislative Research Commission’s (LRC) School Funding Task Force during its first meeting on June 14.
Leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) met virtually with the Superintendents Advisory Council (SAC) on May 13 to seek input and feedback ahead of the implementation of recently passed education legislation.
Staff from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) presented to the General Assembly’s Interim Joint Committee on Education on Nov. 12 about the necessity of early literacy initiatives in the Commonwealth.
Superintendents and finance officers of Kentucky’s 172 school districts were given an in-depth look at emergency federal funding, as well as some elements of the budget for fiscal year 2021 approved by the Kentucky General Assembly.
New Kentucky Board of Education member Bowling said it is important for him to be of service to others. It’s a lesson he learned from his mother, who was born in Germany and spent 14 years of her life living in bomb shelters.