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KDE releases guidance on social emotional health for when schools reopen

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released a new guidance document May 26 about how districts can support students, faculty and staff through social emotional learning when schools begin to reopen in the fall.

Interim Commissioner Kevin C. Brown’s May 1 letter to families

In Kentucky, when someone asks you, “How are you doing?” saying, “I’m fine” is almost a reflex action. These days, however, it’s almost certainly not true. I think it’s safe to say that none of us has truly been fine in the weeks since the COVID-19 pandemic changed all of our lives – and that’s fine.

KDE’s Teachers Webcast provides a voice for Kentucky educators during NTI

The Kentucky Department of Education hosted its first Teachers Webcast on April 28. Teachers across the state joined to share their experiences with NTI and what lessons can be learned during this trying time.

Waivers will remove barriers to Kentucky educator preparation, certification amid COVID-19...

The Kentucky Department of Education briefed superintendents about the waivers approved by the Education Professional Standards Board.

EdWeek report examines social-emotional learning during closure period

Education Week has published a special report that explores the challenges and opportunities to teaching social-emotional learning (SEL) when school buildings are open and tactics for keeping up the teaching of SEL with nearly every student in the United States out of school this spring due to the COVID-19 emergency.

Interim Commissioner Kevin C. Brown’s April 10 letter to families

It has been just over a month since Kentucky’s first case of COVID-19 was confirmed, and it has been the longest month of many of our lives. We had no idea when that announcement was made on March 6 how our lives were about to change and we still don’t know when they’ll return to something close to normal.

California Technical Assistance Center providing COVID-19 resources

New resources have been added to the California Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports.

Vaping and mental health are key concerns for Kentucky students

Based on the 2019 Kentucky Youth Risk Behavior Survey results, middle and high school students in the state are using electronic vaping products much more than they were in 2017.

ILP Playbooks now available for grades 5-12

The Kentucky Department of Education has released the Individual Learning Plan Playbooks, which offer recommendations for chronological themes and lessons for career exploration and social and emotional development to teach at each grade level in grades 5-8 and 9-12.

Erasing the stigma of incarceration

KRUSH is a weekly support group for students that are coping with family members or guardians that are or have been incarcerated.