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