As the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) continues to build on its new vision for education in the Commonwealth called United We Learn, leadership from the department encouraged district leaders to share the news of the new Kentucky United We Learn Council.
Kentucky superintendents share progress in flood-ravaged areas, receive update on SAFE funding for impacted districts
Superintendents from eastern Kentucky school districts that were devastated by the July flooding shared some good news about their progress during a virtual meeting with leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) on Sept. 1.
Communities working together after devastating flooding brings ‘renewed sense of hope’ during KDE school visits to Breathitt, Hazard, Jackson and Perry
After spending two days surveying the damage in flood-ravaged eastern Kentucky, state Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass said seeing the way that communities had come together to help recover was an experience that had moved him.
Under temporary changes to the limited Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) waiver program, through Oct. 31, 2022, federal student loan borrowers may receive credit for past periods of repayment that would otherwise not qualify for PSLF.
Two Kentucky students are among 161 high school seniors named to the 58th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars for their accomplishments in academics, the arts, and career and technical education fields.
During the Kentucky Department of Education’s January Superintendents Webcast, department staff sought to answer questions surrounding how the omicron variant of COVID-19 will impact non-traditional instruction days.
Leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education held a virtual meeting Jan. 6 to provide update to superintendents of districts recently impacted by tornadoes.
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.
In preparation for the upcoming School Report Card data release, KDE officials met with the School Curriculum Assessment and Accountability Council to discuss the spring 2021 Kentucky Summative Assessment.
The U. S. Department of Education named five Kentucky public schools as 2021 National Blue Ribbon Schools based on their overall academic excellence.