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Soup for the Soul wins Kentucky Board of Education’s 2020 Kevin...

Soup for the Soul, a nonprofit group feeding families in Murray, is the winner of the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) 2020 Kevin C. Brown Strategic Priority Award.

State board of education votes to settle student funding dispute

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) adopted a final order on Oct. 7 that settles a long-running dispute between the Pineville Independent and Bell County school districts.

Kentucky superintendents hear about new, updated COVID-19 guidance documents

Superintendents across the state heard about updated guidance from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) that allows for slightly larger groups in school buildings and clarifies transportation for extracurricular activities, along with new guidance on building ventilation and student truancy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

EPSB votes to provide COVID-19 flexibility for Kentucky schools

At its Sept. 2 virtual meeting, the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) voted to provide additional flexibility to Kentucky’s schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kentucky superintendents hear Healthy at School update during webcast

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) has updated its guidance to say that students, teachers and staff should wear face masks at all times in school and on buses, except when actively eating or drinking, unless the person has a medical waiver.

CPE study shows dual credit jumps 75%, driving student success

The number of Kentucky high school students enrolling in dual credit courses has soared more than 75% in recent years, helping to improve grades and shore up college persistence, particularly among low-income students.

DPH developing website for school districts to self-report COVID-19 cases to...

The Kentucky Department for Public Health is developing a website that will allow Kentucky’s schools to self-report COVID-19 cases to their communities. Dr. Connie White explained how the website will work during the Kentucky Department of Education’s Superintendent Advisory Council meeting on Aug. 31.

Semifinalists named for 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Nine outstanding teachers from across the state – three elementary, three middle and four high school– are semifinalists for the 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year award, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and Valvoline Inc. announced on Sept. 1.

Statement about the Kentucky Board of Education’s Aug. 28 meeting

A statement from Interim Commissioner Kevin C. Brown

COVID-19 stats and reporting dominate Kentucky superintendents’ webcast

Kentucky’s public health commissioner discussed COVID-19 case reporting and the latest statistics with the state’s school superintendents during the Aug. 18 Special Superintendents’ Webcast.