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  • We are moving!

    8/23/2016 3:59:50 PM

    The Kentucky Department of Education is moving! Between August 22 and September 30, most employees will be moving into a new, five-story building located at 300 Sower Boulevard in Frankfort. We will be updating webpages to reflect the new addresses of employees. Phone numbers will remain the same.  Thank you for your patience during our relocation process!
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  • College- and Career-Readiness Work Group to meet

    8/23/2016 3:58:04 PM

    ​The Commissioner’s Work Group for College- and Career-Readiness will meet Friday, August 26 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. ET in the first floor conference room of the Capital Plaza Tower in Frankfort. See news release for more information.
  • Students encouraged to apply for Commissioner's Advisory Council

    8/23/2016 12:21:12 PM

    ​Public school students in grades 10-12 are invited to apply for membership on the Commissioner’s Student Council, an advisory group that provides input and feedback to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt. See news release for more information.
  • School Improvement Work Group to meet

    8/18/2016 1:02:34 PM

    The Commissioner’s Work Group for School Improvement will meet Wednesday, August 24 from 1 – 4 p.m. ET at the Capital Plaza Tower, Ground Floor Auditorium, in Frankfort. See news release for more information.
  • Kentucky Department of Education moving

    8/17/2016 2:53:32 PM

    ​After 44 years in its current location at the Capital Plaza Tower in downtown Frankfort, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is moving. See news release for more information.
  • 2016 School Bus Safety Poster Contest winners announced

    8/17/2016 10:31:37 AM

    Four students have been selected as state winners of the 2016 School Bus Safety Poster Contest. The theme was “#STOP ON RED!” See news release for more information.
  • Department of Education participates in Kentucky State Fair

    8/16/2016 12:45:07 PM

    Kentuckians attending the 2016 Kentucky State Fair in Louisville Aug. 18-28 are invited to visit the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) booth in the Main Street Kentucky section of the South Wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. See news release for more information.
  • Kentucky students excel at FCCLA National Conference

    8/12/2016 3:20:00 PM

    ​Students from 29 Kentucky schools were among the top finishers in competitions at the recent 2016 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Leadership Conference in San Diego. See news release for more information.
  • Eligibility guidelines set for free/reduced-price meal programs

    8/12/2016 3:11:47 PM

    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has set the income eligibility guidelines for students and adults to participate in free/reduced-price meal programs through the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for 2016-17. See news release​ for more information.​
  • Districts consider whether to stock overdose drug at high schools

    8/11/2016 3:19:07 PM

    ​As the new school year begins, Kentucky school districts are considering whether to stock naloxone, also known by the brand name Narcan, an opioid-blocker that can be given in the event of a heroin or prescription painkiller overdose. See news release for more information.
  • Board approves changes in Program Reviews; elects new officers

    8/4/2016 11:58:52 PM

    ​At its meeting in Frankfort today, the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) approved revisions to the Program Review process, among other business. See news release for more information.
  • Two business leaders receive Joseph W. Kelly Award

    8/4/2016 2:47:27 PM

    At its meeting today, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the 16th annual Joseph W. Kelly Award to two business leaders who are actively engaged in making a difference in their local schools. See news release for more information.

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