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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 School for the Deaf anticipates a return to in-person instruction by March 1, Principal Toyah Robey said during the KSD Advisory Board’s Feb. 9 virtual meeting.
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.
The Kentucky Department of Education’s Teachers Advisory Council convened virtually Oct. 1 to provide feedback to the department on how their back-to-school experiences have gone thus far.
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.
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.
Twelve director’s chairs were placed in the parking lot of Thomas Gym on the campus of Kentucky School for the Deaf (KSD). These chairs – properly distanced – were to signify that the 2020 graduates of KSD are now the directors of their own lives.
Staff from both the Kentucky School for the Blind and the Kentucky School for the Deaf set out to personally deliver non-traditional instruction materials to their students throughout the state. The visits provide some positivity for students and staff during these unprecedented times.
Interim Education Commissioner Kevin C. Brown told the Teachers Advisory Council that Kentucky’s efforts to continue education during the COVID-19 emergency compare favorably with other states.
Two Kentucky School for the Deaf employees recognized at the February Kentucky Board of Education meeting for making a difference in the life of a student.