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Public comment sought on Kentucky’s federal testing waiver

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking public comment on its request for a waiver and approval from the U.S. Department of Education to bypass standardized testing for the 2019-2020 school year.

KDE cancels K-PREP testing for 2019-2020 school year

The Kentucky Department of Education notified all Kentucky public school superintendents March 24 that K-PREP testing for the 2019-2020 school year has been canceled.

Kentucky to apply for testing waiver from U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that students impacted by school closures due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can bypass standardized testing for the 2019-2020 school year. The Kentucky Department of Education will submit a waiver by the close of business on Monday, March 23.

KBE SPOTLIGHT | Sharon Porter Robinson brings interest in education policy...

After a long career in education, self-described policy wonk Sharon Porter Robinson is working to close the gap between education policy and practice as a member of the Kentucky Board of Education.

KDE Submits Annual Performance Report Required Under the Individuals with Disabilities...

The Kentucky Department of Education submitted its Annual Performance Report (APR) to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs, as required under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

WKU awarded $1.1M federal grant for special education

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education has awarded Western Kentucky University a $1.1 million grant to address the ongoing national, state and regional shortage of personnel certified to serve K-12 students with high-intensity needs.

GEAR UP Kentucky putting low-income students on path to success

Students in 12 school districts will be the latest to participate in a program designed to help prepare students in low-income communities for success in postsecondary education.

Strengthening special education through teamwork

A conference for directors of special education was designed to strengthen their partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education.

U.S. Department of Education compiles Constitution Day resources

The U.S. Department of Education has assembled a number of resources for teachers to plan activities related to Constitution Day, Sept. 17.

KDE to showcase TRACK apprenticeship program to employers

The Kentucky Department of Education hopes to attract employers to the Tech Ready Apprentices for Careers in Kentucky youth apprenticeship program.