The Local Superintendents Advisory Council (LSAC) approved a draft regulation during its meeting on Nov. 23 to limit the use of corporal punishment in schools. The draft regulation will go before the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) at its meeting on Dec. 1 for approval.
At its Aug. 18 meeting, the Kentucky General Assembly’s Interim Joint Committee on Education was introduced to Jason Glass, Kentucky’s next education commissioner and chief learner.
Interim Joint Committee on Education hears from KDE, stakeholders on reopening schools amid COVID-19
At its July 7 meeting, the Kentucky General Assembly’s Interim Joint Committee on Education heard updates regarding reopening schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), along with other Kentucky education leaders and the commissioner of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA).
Members of all local boards of education are required to receive training on the authorization of charter schools, regardless of whether their board receives an application for a charter school.
Terry Holliday At the December Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) meeting, the board finalized my evaluation and agreed upon the goals that will be used for my 2014-15 evaluation. Viewers may read my evaluation summary and see the goals that KBE set for me for 2014-15. The Kentucky Board of Education has used this process during my tenure [...]
The Kentucky School Boards Association's annual Special Education Conference will be held on August 27-29, 2014 at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington. This conference presents the latest legal ramifications and practical guidance to Special Education Directors and others responsible for compliance with Special Education requirements in school districts. Topics include basics such as budgeting; staffing; legal requirements; restrictions [...]
The Kentucky School Boards Association’s (KSBA) eighth annual Federal and State Law Update conference is adding a feature to enable board members to earn specific credit hours under the Kentucky Board of Education’s new regulation on board training. The conference, May 8-9 at Lexington’s Embassy Suites Hotel, will have several firsts, along with the standard updates on federal and state [...]
The Kentucky School Boards Association (KSBA) is seeking presenters for a limited number of workshops for the Saturday, July 12, portion of this year's Summer Leadership Institute. Sessions last 75 minutes. Proposals should identify the target audiences of new or veteran board members and/or administrators. For an application to present, click here. All submissions must be received by May 9. [...]
Michael Allen (Mike) Armstrong has been chosen unanimously by the Kentucky School Boards Association (KSBA) Board of Directors to become the next executive director of the organization. KSBA is Kentucky’s largest organization of local elected officials with membership of all 173 public school districts. Armstrong, 59, of Louisa, is in his fifth year as superintendent of the Lawrence County school [...]
The Kenton County school district’s Academies of Innovation and Technology was recently named a PEAK (Public Education Achieves in Kentucky) Award winner by the Kentucky School Boards Association. KSBA established the PEAK Award in 1997 to focus statewide attention on outstanding public school efforts aimed specifically at enhancing student learning skills and, in doing so, to promote the positive impact [...]