special education

Kentucky receives highest rating for special education implementation for 15th consecutive year

The U.S. Department of Education’s (USED's) Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services issued its 2024 Determination Letters on State Implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and for the 15th consecutive year, Kentucky has received the highest rating for meeting the requirements and purposes of IDEA Part B.

By |2024-07-11T15:58:24-04:00July 11, 2024|

Kentucky sets the standard in special education excellence

The Kentucky Department of Education successfully completed the Differentiated Monitoring and Support (DMS) 2.0 audit from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), marking a significant milestone for our state.

By |2024-05-16T10:06:37-04:00May 16, 2024|

Educator Spotlight: Brandi Violette

For the past 20 years, Brandi Violette has dedicated her career to teaching special education students at Olmsted Elementary School (Logan County).

By |2024-01-19T11:06:58-05:00February 2, 2024|

Educator Spotlight: Tina Henry

Tina Henry, a special education teacher at Boyle County High School and a 2023 Kentucky Teacher Achievement Award winner, gives each of her students a chance to shine.

By |2023-11-06T13:21:28-05:00November 10, 2023|
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