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KDE helps schools through challenges of providing special education during NTI...

Students with disabilities remain entitled to the federally required provision of a Free Appropriate Public Education, and a Kentucky Department of Education associate commissioner told administrators that schools must make every effort to provide that during non-traditional instruction.

COVID-19: Answers to FAQs for Kentucky’s Schools and Districts

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) hosted a Special Superintendent’s Webcast on Friday, March 13, 2020, to provide assistance to our district leaders and answer questions about the impact of COVID-19 on their school systems.

KBE SPOTLIGHT | JoAnn Adams’ roots in Kentucky public education run...

Kentucky Board of Education member JoAnn Adams taught for 33 years. She comes from a family of teachers that included her mother, grandmother, grandfather, great-grandmother and now, her daughter.

KBE SPOTLIGHT | Allison Slone serving as first full-time teacher on...

Allison Slone, a special education teacher in Rowan County, has found herself in a position to speak up for her colleagues and her profession as the first active, full-time teacher to serve on the Kentucky Board of Education.

KDE Submits Annual Performance Report Required Under the Individuals with Disabilities...

The Kentucky Department of Education submitted its Annual Performance Report (APR) to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs, as required under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

A special education success story

Meade County has enjoyed success in novice reduction since it began an overhaul of its special education structure in 2014.

A vocabulary based solution for all learners

Former Boone and Oldham County teacher Molly Greer shares how she used functional vocabulary boards to help her students become more verbal.

Using explicit instruction to accelerate student learning

No matter what grade or subject we teach, our time with students is short. To optimize that time, we need to become masterful in the implementation and monitoring of evidence-based practices. For students with disabilities, we have to do even more to accelerate their learning.

Strengthening special education through teamwork

A conference for directors of special education was designed to strengthen their partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education.

Boyle schools bridging the gap with SHARED learning model

Improving student engagement has led to increased achievement for special-needs students and those students who qualified for free- and reduced-price meals in Boyle County.