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Kentucky superintendents share school reopening advice, get revised metric for holding...

Participants in the Kentucky Department of Education’s Sept. 29 Special Superintendents’ Webcast heard from leaders of four school districts on how reopening to in-person instruction amid the pandemic has gone so far, and from state officials about updates to the color-coded metric used to determine whether to hold in-person classes.

Kentucky’s new education commissioner joins Student Advisory Council for roundtable on...

Members of the Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council were joined by the Commonwealth’s new Commissioner of Education Jason Glass and Lt. Gov. and Secretary of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Jacqueline Coleman during their Sept. 15 virtual meeting.

KDE stands ready to work with districts and schools as classes...

I know this is the most unusual opening Kentucky – and the rest of the country – probably has ever had. The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and I stand ready to help all our districts as the school year begins.

Kentucky parent council provides feedback on KDE guidance, hears Healthy at...

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Commissioner’s Parents Advisory Council held a virtual meeting on Sept. 9 to offer feedback on student participation during non-traditional instruction and the department’s reopening guidance on truancy.

KDE issues COVID-19 guidance on school ventilation and truancy, pupil transportation...

As Kentucky schools reopen, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is providing new guidance on ventilation and truancy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The previously released guidance on Pupil Transportation also has been updated.

Kentucky local school board council discusses new COVID-19 guidance

Members of the Local School Board Members Advisory Council discussed revisions to the flagship Healthy at School guidance document during its Sept. 3 virtual meeting.

Kentucky superintendents hear Healthy at School update during webcast

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) has updated its guidance to say that students, teachers and staff should wear face masks at all times in school and on buses, except when actively eating or drinking, unless the person has a medical waiver.

DPH developing website for school districts to self-report COVID-19 cases to...

The Kentucky Department for Public Health is developing a website that will allow Kentucky’s schools to self-report COVID-19 cases to their communities. Dr. Connie White explained how the website will work during the Kentucky Department of Education’s Superintendent Advisory Council meeting on Aug. 31.

KDE releases COVID-19 reopening guidance on English learner programs

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released one new COVID-19 guidance document on Aug. 31 about English learner programs.

COVID-19 stats and reporting dominate Kentucky superintendents’ webcast

Kentucky’s public health commissioner discussed COVID-19 case reporting and the latest statistics with the state’s school superintendents during the Aug. 18 Special Superintendents’ Webcast.