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KDE town hall answers Kentucky teachers’ questions about reopening

Officials from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman discussed the COVID-19 pandemic and school reopening and took questions from teachers around the state during an online Town Hall on July 23.

KDE school curriculum committee hears details concerning graduation requirements, NTI, 2020-2021...

The School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council (SCAAC) met on July 21 to discuss graduation requirements, non-traditional instruction (NTI) programming and the legislative impacts for the 2020-2021 school year.

Memorandum signed waiving leave limits; more KDE guidance released

By Jim Gaines Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman, who also serves as secretary of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, has signed a memorandum from Interim...

SAC members review new KDE COVID-19 reopening guidance, discuss virtual schools

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Superintendent Advisory Council met virtually July 20 to take a look at guidance released by the department on special education, compensatory education and daily participation for non-traditional instruction.

KDE releases new COVID-19 guidance on special education, compensatory education, daily...

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released three new COVID-19 reopening guidance documents on July 20 on special education and preschool students, compensatory education and student participation for non-traditional instruction (NTI).

KBE affirms its commitment to racial equity in Kentucky public schools

The Kentucky Board of Education approved a resolution affirming its commitment to racial equity in Kentucky’s public schools, voted to provide additional flexibility to school districts and announced Kentucky’s new education commissioner during a special meeting on July 10.

Kentucky superintendents hear about flexibility coming on school funding, attendance counts

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.

Rules for school sports due to COVID-19 in the works, Kentucky...

As the usual opening practice dates for fall sports approach, Kentucky school districts are concerned about how to operate athletic programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Commissioner Julian Tackett of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) answered some imminent questions Tuesday during the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) weekly Special Superintendents’ Webcast.

Interim Joint Committee on Education hears from KDE, stakeholders on reopening...

At its July 7 meeting, the Kentucky General Assembly’s Interim Joint Committee on Education heard updates regarding reopening schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), along with other Kentucky education leaders and the commissioner of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA).

Refusal of COVID-19 testing, other concerns discussed by Kentucky superintendents

With the release of the Healthy at School guidance on June 24, the Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Department for Public Health provided Kentucky’s schools with a framework of expectations when implementing reopening plans.