As students and teachers return to the classroom in the coming weeks, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) provided superintendents with several resources to prepare schools for the new school year.
Eminence superintendent discusses importance of deeper learning experiences for Kentucky students during KDE webcast
Joined by Kentucky’s Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass, Buddy Berry, superintendent of Eminence Independent shared the decisions behind why his district has prioritized deeper learning during the Kentucky Department of Education’s June Superintendents Webcast.
Kentucky superintendents discuss legislature’s decision to strike down emergency regulation on paid leave for quarantined school staff
Following the Kentucky General Assembly’s decision to disallow an emergency regulation related to paid leave for district employees, leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education met with school district leaders during the Superintendent Webcast on March 8 to provide details on how to move forward for quarantined staff.
Kentucky superintendents hear updates on HB 563, School Funding Task Force legislative recommendations
Kentucky Department of Education leadership met with district leaders on Nov. 16 for the department’s monthly Superintendents Webcast to provide details on litigation surrounding House Bill 563.
Following last week’s passage of Senate Bill 1, leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education convened the state’s superintendents on Sept. 14 to further discuss the legislation’s impact on public schools.
During the Aug. 12 Superintendents Webcast, Kentucky Department of Education leadership fielded questions regarding an emergency regulation passed by the Kentucky Board of Education requiring universal masking in public schools.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) should soon receive the final third of nearly $2 billion allocated to the state under the most recent round of American Rescue Plan (ARP) Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funding, superintendents were told during the June 8 Special Superintendents’ Webcast.
Kentucky schools will get just over $2 billion dollars in a third round of Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) funding from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).
Kentucky’s school superintendents learned Dec. 1 during the Kentucky Department of Education's (KDE) monthly Superintendents’ Webcast that federal rules on reimbursement for some COVID-19-related costs have changed.
The Kentucky Department of Education briefed superintendents about the emergency relief funding their schools will receive through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.