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Communication, cooperation key in managing COVID-19, Kentucky school and health leaders...

Three superintendents from around Kentucky and the leaders of their local health departments compared COVID-19 experiences during the Oct. 13 Special Superintendents’ Webcast. All agreed that close cooperation between schools, health authorities and local officials are essential to controlling outbreaks.

Kentucky superintendents get KDE budget news, update on COVID-19 reporting

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has submitted a draft proposal to the state outlining what services would be impacted and what challenges would result from a possible 8% budget cut.

Kentucky superintendents hear about new, updated COVID-19 guidance documents

Superintendents across the state heard about updated guidance from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) that allows for slightly larger groups in school buildings and clarifies transportation for extracurricular activities, along with new guidance on building ventilation and student truancy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Student Advisory Council members weigh in on COVID-19 issues during Kentucky...

Four members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council joined the Aug. 25 Special Superintendents’ Webcast to talk about COVID-19 issues they’re hearing from their home districts.

COVID-19 stats and reporting dominate Kentucky superintendents’ webcast

Kentucky’s public health commissioner discussed COVID-19 case reporting and the latest statistics with the state’s school superintendents during the Aug. 18 Special Superintendents’ Webcast.

KDE, superintendents discuss delay of in-person school to Sept. 28 due...

Discussion during the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Aug. 11 Special Superintendents’ Webcast focused on Gov. Andy Beshear’s recommendation that schools delay holding in-person classes until at least Sept. 28 due to the high rate of COVID-19 in Kentucky.

Superintendents hear about new mask program for Kentucky schools in webcast

Kentucky First Lady Britainy Beshear and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman are teaming up to encourage donations of cloth face masks to school districts across the state.

Contact tracing should be in full force by start of school,...

A system of contact tracers should be deployed in almost every local health department in Kentucky by the end of July, according to Mark Carter, executive adviser to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services.

Memorandum signed waiving leave limits; more KDE guidance released

By Jim Gaines jim.gaines@education.ky.gov Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman, who also serves as secretary of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, has signed a memorandum from Interim...

Kentucky superintendents hear KMEA guidance on fall music classes, band practice

Guidance is now available from the Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA) on how to hold music classes and operate school bands amid the uncertainty over the COVID-19 pandemic, superintendents were told during the Kentucky Department of Education’s Special Superintendents’ Webcast on July 14.