Superintendents from school districts impacted by the July flooding in eastern Kentucky said during a Dec. 6 virtual superintendents huddle they are continuing to struggle with low student attendance, first due to flooding and now due to illnesses.
The General Assembly wrapped up a three-day special session on Sept. 9, with Senate Bill 1 including a number of provisions that will significantly affect the way schools operate for the remainder of the school year.
Kentucky schools will get just over $2 billion dollars in a third round of Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) funding from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).
During their April 7 meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) heard an update on the third round of federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funding, which is on its way to Kentucky school districts.
Kentucky superintendents heard details of new guidance on school operations for the rest of this academic year and the coming fall during the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Superintendents’ Webcast on March 9.