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The Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB) in Louisville and Kentucky School for the Deaf (KSD) in Danville will begin classes Aug. 24, but will offer their first six weeks through non-traditional instruction (NTI) only, education officials announced July 27.
At the Education Continuation Task Force’s July 27 meeting, members received an update from Associate Commissioner Rob Akers of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Office of Educator Licensure and Effectiveness, about teacher certification and permission flexibility ahead of the 2020-2021 school year.
Since the Kentucky Department of Education’s Principal Advisory Council last convened on April 22, the department has released several guidance documents – including the flagship Healthy at School document that was released in conjunction with the Kentucky Department for Public Health.
The Kentucky Department of Education’s Superintendent Advisory Council met virtually July 20 to take a look at guidance released by the department on special education, compensatory education and daily participation for non-traditional instruction.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released three new COVID-19 reopening guidance documents on July 20 on special education and preschool students, compensatory education and student participation for non-traditional instruction (NTI).
During the July 13 Education Continuation Task Force meeting, members convened virtually to learn more about reopening guidance released by the Kentucky Department of Education.
With the release of the Healthy at School guidance on June 24, the Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Department for Public Health provided Kentucky’s schools with a framework of expectations when implementing reopening plans.
The vital importance of wearing masks, staying 6 feet apart and tailoring ways for local school districts to meet those goals dominated the Special Superintendents’ Webcast on June 30.
On June 29, the Education Continuation Task Force became the first of the Kentucky Department of Education’s advisory groups to provide feedback on the document.
Gov. Andy Beshear will release the Kentucky Department for Public Health’s (DPH) Healthy at School guidance document Wednesday afternoon, Interim Commissioner of Education Kevin C. Brown told school superintendents during the weekly Special Superintendents’ Webcast June 23.