At its Aug. 18 meeting, the Kentucky General Assembly’s Interim Joint Committee on Education was introduced to Jason Glass, Kentucky’s next education commissioner and chief learner.
Kentucky Board of Education grants additional COVID-19 flexibility to the Commonwealth’s school districts
At its Aug. 6 meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) approved two emergency regulations that will provide districts with additional flexibility as they head into the 2020-2021 school year.
Members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council said at their April 14 virtual meeting that having a graduation ceremony is very important to them and the majority of them would be willing to wait for an in-person ceremony.
One of the curious things in education is while we tend to seek input from educators, parents and community members when making policy decisions, we don’t always seek input from those who are affected most by those decisions – the students.
Rowan County teacher Allison Slone and student Madison Marie Ortega share their thoughts on why student voice is an increasingly important factor in education in the Commonwealth.