The Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) approved an emergency administrative regulation for a new expedited alternative teaching certification pathway, referred to as Option 9, at its July 11 special meeting.
Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) regional coordinators have been named for each of Kentucky’s educational cooperatives to provide DEI guidance and support to their membership districts.
With House Bill (HB) 5 appropriating $30 million for school districts affected by December’s tornado outbreak, leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) met with superintendents on Feb. 1 to discuss the process to request funds and disbursement.
Everybody’s favorite neighbor Fred Rogers said when he was young and saw something that scared him, his mother would tell him to look for the helpers. In the days since tornadoes left a wide swath of death and destruction in western Kentucky, I have heard about so many of the people who work in our public schools who volunteered to be one of those helpers.