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Kentucky superintendents discuss recently passed education legislation

Leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) met virtually with the Superintendents Advisory Council (SAC) on May 13 to seek input and feedback ahead of the implementation of recently passed education legislation.

Kentucky superintendents share school reopening advice, get revised metric for holding...

Participants in the Kentucky Department of Education’s Sept. 29 Special Superintendents’ Webcast heard from leaders of four school districts on how reopening to in-person instruction amid the pandemic has gone so far, and from state officials about updates to the color-coded metric used to determine whether to hold in-person classes.

Commissioner Glass hosts Q&A with Kentucky superintendents

In his first meeting with the Superintendents Advisory Council on Sept. 28, Kentucky’s Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass held a virtual question-and-answer session to allow members to ask questions of him and KDE and to better get to know members and their districts.

DPH developing website for school districts to self-report COVID-19 cases to...

The Kentucky Department for Public Health is developing a website that will allow Kentucky’s schools to self-report COVID-19 cases to their communities. Dr. Connie White explained how the website will work during the Kentucky Department of Education’s Superintendent Advisory Council meeting on Aug. 31.

Public health commissioner explains issues with COVID-19 reporting to Kentucky superintendents

During the Aug. 17 virtual meeting of the Superintendents Advisory Council, Dr. Steven Stack, commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health, discussed issues with COVID-19 reporting.

SAC members review new KDE COVID-19 reopening guidance, discuss virtual schools

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Superintendent Advisory Council met virtually July 20 to take a look at guidance released by the department on special education, compensatory education and daily participation for non-traditional instruction.

Refusal of COVID-19 testing, other concerns discussed by Kentucky superintendents

With the release of the Healthy at School guidance on June 24, the Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Department for Public Health provided Kentucky’s schools with a framework of expectations when implementing reopening plans.

Superintendents Advisory Council reconvenes to discuss 2020-2021 attendance amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Kentucky Department of Education has worked to provide guidance and insight to Kentucky's school districts throughout the COVID-19 crisis. To provide additional opportunities for superintendents to have their voices heard, Interim Education Commissioner Kevin C. Brown reconvened the department’s Superintendents Advisory Council.

SAC discusses novice reduction, graduation requirements

At its May 1 meeting, the Superintendents’ Advisory Council discussed ways that districts can reduce the number of novice students in their schools.

Work group will discuss one aspect of new transition readiness measures

Members of the Superintendents’ Advisory Council raised concerns about an option for students to verify exceptional work experience.