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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.

Rules for school sports due to COVID-19 in the works, Kentucky...

As the usual opening practice dates for fall sports approach, Kentucky school districts are concerned about how to operate athletic programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Commissioner Julian Tackett of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) answered some imminent questions Tuesday during the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) weekly Special Superintendents’ Webcast.

COVID-19 measures temporary but vital, KDE officials tell superintendents

The vital importance of wearing masks, staying 6 feet apart and tailoring ways for local school districts to meet those goals dominated the Special Superintendents’ Webcast on June 30.

Department for Public Health offers COVID-19 guidance to Kentucky’s superintendents

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the Commonwealth, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) joined Kentucky’s 172 superintendents to offer guidance on reopening school buildings in the fall.

Kentucky’s superintendents dive into KDE reopening guidance document during webcast

Superintendents from Kentucky’s 172 school districts joined Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) leadership during a May 19 webcast as they dove into the reopening guidance document released by the department on May 15 that leads school leaders through a variety of questions to consider when planning how to start classes for the 2020-2021 school year.

KDE will guide districts through scenarios as they plan for start...

Interim Education Commissioner Kevin C. Brown told superintendents that guidance from the Kentucky Department of Education will provide “a framework” for scenarios that school districts might consider as they plan their calendars for the 2020-2021 school year.

KDE asks districts to be flexible when planning for start of...

Interim Education Commissioner Kevin C. Brown told superintendents to plan for multiple scenarios that might occur before and after the start of the 2020-2021 school year due to the COVID-19 emergency.

KDE urges districts to consult with local health officials when planning...

The Kentucky Department of Education briefed superintendents about its guidance for holding graduation ceremonies and other end-of-year events.