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KSB Advisory Board discusses ESSER relief funds, White Cane Safety Day

The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) will provide the Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB) the opportunity to improve campus building renovations and increase staff size, members of the KSB Advisory Board discussed during their in-person Oct. 12 meeting.

KBE approves regulations on district staff and student attendance, non-voting member...

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) approved several emergency regulations during its Aug. 5 regular meeting to help districts prepare for the ongoing effects the COVID-19 pandemic may have on the 2021-2022 school year.

Eighteen new students selected for KDE’s 2021-2022 Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council

Eighteen Kentucky public high school students have been named to the 2021-2022 Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) announced on May 28.

Kentucky Board of Education approves Supplemental School Year requests for KSB,...

The Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB) and the Kentucky School for the Deaf (KSD) will have 13 students participating in the Supplemental School Year Program (SSYP) during the 2021-2022 school year. The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) approved the schools’ and students’ requests during a May 18 special meeting.

Kentucky School for the Blind moves forward with in-person learning, summer...

In a year full of unique challenges, Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB) students and staff continue to persist through the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year.

Louisville nonprofit donates face masks to Kentucky School for the Blind

Like schools throughout the Commonwealth, the Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB) was excited to begin welcoming students back to campus in March. After nearly a year of virtual learning, KSB students and staff returned to the Louisville campus, but within a month the school faced a problem. It was running low on masks.

KBE hears about ESSER III funding, student’s perspective on pandemic learning

During their April 7 meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) heard an update on the third round of federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funding, which is on its way to Kentucky school districts.

KBE approves changes to state accountability system, furthers discussion on assessments

The Kentucky Board of Education voted to approve changes to the state’s accountability system recommended by the Kentucky Department of Education during its Feb. 3 regular meeting.

Students may return to Kentucky School for the Blind on March...

The state School for the Blind may reopen to in-person classes on March 1 for students who wish to return, but will continue offering virtual classes for others.

KDE’s Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council discusses return date for in-person classes

Opinions are mixed among members of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) on whether Kentucky schools should be allowed to resume in-person classes in January, and on who should make that decision.