Marion County native Chris Brady was named the next superintendent of Marion County Public Schools on June 6. He replaces Boyd Randolph, who has served as interim superintendent since former superintendent Taylora Schlosser took a leave of absence in September.
The selfless acts of kindness displayed by school personnel after the historic 265.7-mile tornado on Dec. 10 and 11 were recognized Jan. 27 by the Kentucky General Assembly.
Students with disabilities have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic compared to their peers without disabilities. The American Rescue Plan: Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ARP ESSER) is providing Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Office of Special Education and Early Learning (OSEEL) a chance to help those students.
The Kentucky Department of Education has selected Marion County High School (MCHS) to represent the Commonwealth in the 2021 National Christmas Tree display.
Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council hears details on proposed KBE student representative selection process
Students have a voice in the proposed selection process for future student representatives on the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE). The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) heard about the proposed process during its regular meeting on July 20.
The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) at its June 2 meeting heard how the preschool per-child funding rates will be impacted due to a decrease in state-funded preschool enrollment during the pandemic, as well as plans to help schools with student recruiting efforts and providing reassurance to parents about in-person services.
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 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the 2020 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) School Bus Rebate awards. This rebate allows eligible school districts to reduce the harmful emissions from older, dirtier vehicles and replace them with newer cleaner diesel or alternative fuel buses, which may include propane.
For many, it has taken a global pandemic to remind them of the importance of basic life skills. With restaurants closed and stay-at-home mandates, a growing number of adults have turned to online tutorials, social media recipes, and family and friends to learn basic life skills.
Kentucky’s largest organization of school administrators has chosen its officers for 2020-2021.