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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.