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KDE hires four new specialists to help students with disabilities transition...

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.

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library expands to help more young children in...

The Kentucky Department of Education's (KDE) Office of Special Education and Early Learning (OSEEL) has announced the statewide expansion of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library book gifting program to Kentucky.

KDE’s Gretta Hylton and Amy Patterson chosen for top leadership positions...

Gretta Hylton, associate commissioner in the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’S) Office of Special Education and Early Learning (OSEEL), was elected as president-elect of the National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE) during its annual business meeting on Oct. 18. Hylton has served as secretary-treasurer of the NASDSE Board of Directors since 2017.

Kentucky meets requirements for annual determinations on implementation of Part B...

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) released annual state determinations on implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for Part B (ages 3-21) for fiscal year 2019.

McCreary County schools shine in response to state review

The McCreary County School District wasn’t singled out for scrutiny in early 2020. The small district in southeastern Kentucky was just one of 10 randomly selected for state review each year.

Preschool and Kindergarten Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Academy accepting applications

The Kentucky Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Early Learning is sponsoring an opportunity for current preschool and kindergarten teachers to learn more about supporting and managing student behavior.

Gretta Hylton wins Kentucky Department of Education’s 2020 Noland/Miller award

KDE Associate Commissioner Gretta Hylton receives this year’s Kevin M. Noland/MaryAnn Miller Award for her work with exceptional children and ensuring compliance with state and federal standards.

KDE awarded federal grant to recruit, retain local and state program...

The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE's) Office of Special Education and Early Learning has been awarded a competitive grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs.

KDE helps schools through challenges of providing special education during NTI...

Students with disabilities remain entitled to the federally required provision of a Free Appropriate Public Education, and a Kentucky Department of Education associate commissioner told administrators that schools must make every effort to provide that during non-traditional instruction.

KDE’s Year in Review: Reorganizing KDE

This is the fourth of a six-part series detailing the work and achievements of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) during the past year.