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Kentucky superintendents hear about impacts of SB 1, KDE’s vaccine incentive...

Following last week’s passage of Senate Bill 1, leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education convened the state’s superintendents on Sept. 14 to further discuss the legislation’s impact on public schools.

Special session underway, education-related bill discussed in Kentucky legislative committee

With COVID-19 cases surging throughout the Commonwealth, Gov. Andy Beshear called the Kentucky General Assembly into a special session beginning Sept. 7 to work toward providing additional flexibilities and relief for Kentuckians through pandemic-related policies.

State board of education votes to settle student funding dispute

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) adopted a final order on Oct. 7 that settles a long-running dispute between the Pineville Independent and Bell County school districts.

KBE affirms its commitment to racial equity in Kentucky public schools

The Kentucky Board of Education approved a resolution affirming its commitment to racial equity in Kentucky’s public schools, voted to provide additional flexibility to school districts and announced Kentucky’s new education commissioner during a special meeting on July 10.

Kentucky superintendents hear about flexibility coming on school funding, attendance counts

At its June 9 meeting, the Local Superintendents’ Advisory Council (LSAC) unanimously approved amendments to two regulations aimed at giving districts flexibility in measuring student attendance and decoupling Support Education Excellence in Kentucky (SEEK) funding from attendance numbers for the 2020-2021 school year.

Unlimited NTI days, 2021-2022 funding: Memorandum provides flexibility for Kentucky’s school...

School districts throughout the Commonwealth were informed June 24 that the state is taking steps to provide unlimited non-traditional instruction (NTI) days during the 2020-2021 academic year.

Budget, pension system and tax provisions dominate 2018 Regular Session

Local boards of education, school-based decision making councils and teachers will be implementing lots of new laws passed by the 2018 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly.

Kentucky Board of Education discusses budget situation

At its Feb. 3 meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education discussed impending budget cuts and how to best handle them.

Commissioner praises Governor’s proposed budget

Education Commissioner Terry Holliday praised Gov. Steve Beshear’s proposed 2015-16 biennial budget and the Governor’s commitment to reinvesting in education.

Listening to teachers, advocating for more school funding

As I noted in my column last month, the 2013-14 school year is going to be a busy one with many new and continuing initiatives....