KDE Communications

Published: 4/6/2016 9:07 AM
The Kentucky Department of Education shares news items and other information regularly. News releases, Kentucky education facts, comparisons between this state and other states, and more are available on this page. Also, see details here on the state’s Unbridled Learning: College/Career-Ready for All initiative.  
​Looking for higher education, teacher certification, GED or other education-related information? Click here.
Find data on schools and districts through Open House.
Education includes the use of many acronyms and specific terms. This document lists the most often-used abbreviations, acronyms and vocabulary along with their meanings.
The Kentucky Department of Education produces and sells a number of tools and resources for use by educators, parents and others who are interested in the state's education system. These include a variety of publications. Click here to visit the KDE Bookstore.
Visit the KDE Newsstand to see a variety of regular newsletters targeted at specific audiences and produced by staff at this agency.
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
The new federal education law provides Kentucky more flexibility and allows the state to design a more effective accountability system that encourages improved learning opportunities, achievement and readiness for all students.
Rebecca Blessing
Office of Legal, Legislative and Communication Services
Division of Communications
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-2000
Fax (502) 564-3049