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KDE town hall answers Kentucky teachers’ questions about reopening

Officials from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman discussed the COVID-19 pandemic and school reopening and took questions from teachers around the state during an online Town Hall on July 23.

By |2021-06-17T15:16:56-04:00July 24, 2020|

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 Commissioner of Education Kevin C. Brown that is the first step in giving local school boards more flexibility in offering emergency leave for school district employees affected by COVID-19. The memo waives the normal [...]

By |2021-06-16T11:42:53-04:00July 22, 2020|

Kentucky Board of Education begins graduation requirements revamp

The Kentucky Board of Education kicked off its examination of the state’s graduation requirements at its regular meeting April 11 with a national overview of what other states are doing to ensure their high school graduates can successfully transition to careers and college.

By |2018-04-12T11:48:57-04:00April 12, 2018|

Student input vital in education

One of the curious things in education is while we tend to seek input from educators, parents and community members when making policy decisions, we don’t always seek input from those who are affected most by those decisions – the students.

By |2019-09-04T12:24:56-04:00December 5, 2017|
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