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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'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.