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2019 Regular Session sees changes in school safety, teacher tribunals and...

Local school boards and districts will see changes as a result of legislation passed during the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2019 Regular Session, which came to a close on March 28. The most notable changes includes those in Senate Bill 1, Senate Bill 8, Senate Bill 175 and House Bill 11.

Student Advisory Council talks about teacher shortages, inclusion

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Student Advisory Council met Feb. 13 for the first time in the 2019-2020 school year.

KDE offering trainings on behavioral threat assessments, emergency events

The Kentucky Department of Education and the Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center is offering two free trainings on behavioral threat assessments and emergency events Jan. 31-Feb. 1 at Hampton Inn and Suites in Murray.

Smiling faces and a staunch deterrent

A new team of retired law enforcement officers has added a layer of security and increased the sense of safety in Laurel County schools.

Help students navigate media safely

A growing safety concern among educators is how to help young people navigate safely online.

National Preparedness Month focuses on planning

September is National Preparedness Month. The annual observance provides an opportunity to remind all Kentucky residents that they must prepare themselves and their families to be ready for an emergency throughout the year.

The Kentucky Center for School Safety: An introduction

Jon Akers, executive director of the Kentucky Center for School Safety, explains how the center helps schools from across the Commonwealth improve safety for their students.

DHS offers new gun violence guide and school security survey

The Department of Homeland Security has produced “K-12 School Security: A Guide for Preventing and Protecting against Gun Violence,” which provides preventive and protective measures to address the threat of gun violence in schools. 

REMS offers new webinars about emergencies

The Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center has published a number of new webinars that you might find useful.

New resource offered for youth preparedness

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, the U.S. Department of Education and the American Red Cross have developed the “National Strategy for Youth Preparedness Education,” a publication designed to engage and empower young people to prepare for and respond to disasters.