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KDE stands ready to work with districts and schools as classes...

I know this is the most unusual opening Kentucky – and the rest of the country – probably has ever had. The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and I stand ready to help all our districts as the school year begins.

EPSB votes to provide COVID-19 flexibility for Kentucky schools

At its Sept. 2 virtual meeting, the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) voted to provide additional flexibility to Kentucky’s schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Waivers will remove barriers to Kentucky educator preparation, certification amid COVID-19...

The Kentucky Department of Education briefed superintendents about the waivers approved by the Education Professional Standards Board.

KBE voices its support for educators, families during COVID-19 emergency

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) expressed its support at its April 9 meeting for educators and families during the extended period of school closures brought about by the COVID-19 emergency.

Input sought on proposed alternate assessments waiver

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking public comment on a request to extend its waiver on the number of students who can be tested using an alternate assessment on annual statewide Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests.

Board considers career/tech funding; novice reduction

Current funding for career and technical education (CTE) in Kentucky is inadequate and at critical levels. That’s the conclusion of an independent report presented to...

USED action contrary to state, federal law

For readers who missed my blog last week, you may want to review the good news and bad news about No Child Left Behind...

Board of Education approves educator effectiveness system

At its meeting yesterday the Kentucky Board of Education unanimously approved a new statewide evaluation system for teachers and principals and received an update on a new evaluation system for superintendents.

Deadline for calendar waiver is May 1

Just a reminder to those districts who may be considering a waiver for their 2013-14 school calendar. The first step in the process is to...