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FEMA tightens rules for COVID-19 reimbursement, Kentucky superintendents told in webcast

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.

SCAAC gets updates on Kentucky’s state assessments, accountability during virtual meeting

Kentucky school districts should continue to plan to assess students in the spring, the Kentucky Department of Education's School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council was told during its Nov. 17 virtual meeting.

Harrison County’s Robert Walker and Barren County’s Shelly Thomas to represent...

Two educational support staff members have been selected for the national 2020 Recognizing Inspirational School Employees (RISE) Award.

Five Kentucky public schools named 2020 Blue Ribbon winners

The U. S. Department of Education named five Kentucky public schools as 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools based on their overall academic excellence.

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.