Tuesday, April 13, 2021
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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.

Gretta Hylton wins Kentucky Department of Education’s 2020 Noland/Miller award

KDE Associate Commissioner Gretta Hylton receives this year’s Kevin M. Noland/MaryAnn Miller Award for her work with exceptional children and ensuring compliance with state and federal standards.

Commissioner Glass meets with Kentucky principals, discusses back-to-school

Kentucky’s Education Commissioner and Chief Learner Jason E. Glass was introduced to the Principals Advisory Council during its first quarter meeting on Oct. 8.

Three Kentucky students compete in national Braille competition

Three Kentucky students competed in the Braille Institute’s National Braille Challenge Competition and were recognized during a July 31 virtual awards celebration.

Local Superintendents Advisory members approve recommendation to state board on leave,...

Members of the Local Superintendents Advisory Council approved recommendation of emergency regulations to the Kentucky Board of Education during a virtual meeting July 28 that will give districts more flexibility.

Kentucky schools for blind, deaf opening online for first six weeks...

The Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB) in Louisville and Kentucky School for the Deaf (KSD) in Danville will begin classes Aug. 24, but will offer their first six weeks through non-traditional instruction (NTI) only, education officials announced July 27.

Sinclair-Morris named new principal at the Kentucky School for the Blind

Peggy Sinclair-Morris, current state technical assistance coordinator for the Kentucky Deaf-Blind Project, has been named principal of the Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB). She will begin on July 1.