The Local Superintendents Advisory Council (LSAC) approved 10 proposed regulations relating to public charter schools in Kentucky during its regular meeting on Sept. 27. Updates to the regulations are necessary in order to conform to the requirements set by House Bill (HB) 9, a bill that modified Kentucky’s charter school law and set up a funding mechanism for charter schools.
The foundation for great teamwork in eastern Kentucky following the catastrophic flooding – and what I feel is at the heart of every successful team – is open lines of communication.
The Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education (KCAE) met virtually on March 29 to discuss the progress of Cohorts 1 and 2 of the Local Laboratories of Learning (L3) and welcome the newly formed Cohort 3.
Kentucky superintendents hear updates on HB 563, School Funding Task Force legislative recommendations
Kentucky Department of Education leadership met with district leaders on Nov. 16 for the department’s monthly Superintendents Webcast to provide details on litigation surrounding House Bill 563.
Ahead of the Kentucky General Assembly’s upcoming January regular session, the Legislative Research Commission’s School Funding Task Force met Nov. 8 to review and submit recommendations to be considered by the state’s legislators.
The Local Superintendents Advisory Council approved a recommendation to the Kentucky Board of Education to accept the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s amendments to 702 KAR 7:065, Designation of Agent to Manage Middle and High School Interscholastic Athletics.
In another significant step forward in his Better Kentucky Plan creating jobs and opportunities in every corner of the commonwealth, Gov. Andy Beshear announced $75 million has been approved to go to Kentucky school districts to fund renovation projects at Local Area Vocational Education Centers (LAVEC).
Morehead State University’s (MSU’s) Volgenau College of Education announced a new scholarship program, the Appalachian Future Educators (AFE) Scholars Program, for new teacher candidates from Appalachian counties.
A group of 45 Kentuckians representing various aspects of the state’s education community have been selected to serve on the Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education, Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass announced June 1.
The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2021 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards (TAA). These teachers qualify to compete for the 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award which will be announced in October.