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The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Local Superintendents Advisory Council (LSAC) conducted its regular meeting on July 27 to approve several regulations and amendments, including a new regulation governing how the student and teacher representatives for the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) will be selected.
During its May 25 meeting, the Local Superintendents Advisory Council (LSAC) approved updated regulation 702 KAR 7:150 to align with statutes put in place last year by House Bill (HB) 458. The council also repealed 704 KAR 7:120 in order to permit the creation of the new regulation. Mandated by KRS 156.004, the council meets to review any proposed administrative regulations and educational policies before they go before the Kentucky Board of Education.
The Kentucky Department of Education is moving ahead with aligning special education regulations with federal law, as well as clarifying special education regulations for districts.
During a Jan. 26 virtual meeting, members of the Local Superintendents Advisory Council voted to recommend that the Kentucky Board of Education approve changes to state’s accountability system to align it with Senate Bill 158 (2020).
During a Dec. 1 special meeting, members of the Local Superintendents Advisory Council recommended that the Kentucky Board of Education not take action on the amendment to 703 KAR 5:270, Kentucky’s Accountability System, and instead continue with a second reading at its regular meeting in February.
Members of the Local Superintendents Advisory Council heard from Kentucky Department of Education staff about recommended changes to Kentucky’s accountability system.
Members of the Local Superintendents Advisory Council (LSAC) voiced their approval of a recommendation that could make it easier for school districts to apply each year for the Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) Program during a virtual meeting on Sept. 29.
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.
At its June 9 meeting, the Local Superintendents’ Advisory Council (LSAC) unanimously approved amendments to two regulations aimed at giving districts flexibility in measuring student attendance and decoupling Support Education Excellence in Kentucky (SEEK) funding from attendance numbers for the 2020-2021 school year.
Members of the Local Superintendents Advisory Council discussed details of a new school security risk assessment tool during a virtual meeting May 26.
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