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KET offers training for trainers on suicide prevention

Free training from Kentucky Educational Television (KET) is available to help school personnel fulfill a state requirement.

Quick Connections: Add a virtual bulletin board

With most of the country’s schools starting back virtually, many educators have created online classrooms through Google Classroom, Bitmoji or other applications. Virtual classrooms can be a great method for helping students feel more connected to a traditional classroom experience.

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.

Budget, pension system and tax provisions dominate 2018 Regular Session

Local boards of education, school-based decision making councils and teachers will be implementing lots of new laws passed by the 2018 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly.

Finding the strength

Kentucky schools using the suicide prevention program Sources of Strength, which mobilizes student social networks to promote positive behaviors.

Kentucky students are participating in fewer risky health behaviors

Kentucky middle and high school students are participating in fewer risky health-related behaviors, according to results from the 2017 Kentucky Youth Risk Behavior Survey.

Meeting the mental and emotional needs of children

While we – as educators and parents – often talk about academic achievement, it’s not the only concern I have as Kentucky's commissioner of education. We need to begin talking more often about the social and emotional health of our students

Suicide prevention programming, support available to schools

The Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health is offering middle and high schools the opportunity and support to implement the peer-led social norming program, Sources of Strength.

Suicide prevention training available

The Kentucky Center for School Safety has partnered with the Kentucky Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and the Kentucky Suicide Prevention...

Suicide prevention groups team up to aid schools

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC), two of the nation’s leading suicide prevention organizations, have collaborated...