KDE News Releases and Advisories

Published: 12/2/2016 11:33 AM
​The Kentucky Department of Education's Division of Communications issues news releases and advisories that relate to the agency's work. For more information, contact Rebecca Blessing or Nancy Rodriguez at (502) 564-2000.
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December 2, 2015
16-157 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

 

December 2, 2016
16-156 - Dyslexia Task Force to meet Monday

 

November 29, 2016
16-155 - Board of Education holds study session on charter schools
               To view a video of the study session, click here​.

 

November 28, 2016
16-154 - Systems Integration Work Group meets November 30-December 1

 

November 23, 2016
16-153 - Local Superintendents Advisory Council to meet November 29

 

November 22, 2016
16-152 - Educator Diversity Task Force to meet November 30

 

November 21, 2016
16-151 - Board of Education to hold study session on charter schools

 

November 21, 2016
16-150 - Pruitt elected to Council of Chief State School Officers Board

 

November 18, 2016
16-149 - SCAAC to meet November 22

 

November 15, 2016
16-148 - Exceptional Children Advisory Panel to meet November 20-22

 

November 15, 2016
16-147 - Committee for Mathematics Achievement to meet November 18

 

November 14, 2016
16-146 - School Improvement Work Group to meet November 17 

 

November 14, 2016
16-145 - Systems Integration Work Group meets November 16

 

November 10, 2016
16-144 - Regulatory Review Work Group to meet November 15

 

November 7, 2016
16-143 - Gifted Advisory Council to meet November 10

 

November 7, 2016
16-142 - Teachers Advisory Council to meet November 9

 

November 3, 2016
16-141 - Student Technology Leadership Regionals scheduled

 

November 3, 2016
16-140 - Kentucky FFA members excel at national convention

 

November 2, 2016
16-139 - Parents Advisory Council to meet November 4

 

October 28, 2016
16-138​ - Accountability Steering Committee meets November 2


 

October 27, 2016
16-137​ - Consequential Review Work Group meets November 1


 

October 27, 2016
16-136​ - Systems Integration Work Group meets October 31


 

October 27, 2016
16-135 - Kentucky science scores flat; still lead national average

 

October 25, 2016
16-134 - Students selected for Commissioner's Student Advisory Council

 

October 21, 2016
16-133 - Local School Board Members Advisory Council to meet

 

October 21, 2016
16-132 - Superintendents' Advisory Council to meet October 25

 

October 21, 2016
16-131 - Sponsors sought; training set for Summer Food Service Program

 

October 19, 2016
16-130 - Southeast Crunch encourages Farm to School initiatives

 

October 19, 2016
16-129 - ​Ron A. Skillern named 2017 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

 

October 17, 2016
16-128 - 2017 Teacher of the Year to be named; Teacher Achievement Award winners recognized


 

October 17, 2016
16-127 - Dyslexia Task Force to meet October 20


 

October 12, 2016
16-126 - November 7 deadline for feedback on proposed federal school funding regulation

 

October 11, 2016
16-125 - College- and Career-Readiness Work Group to meet

 

October 10, 2016
16-124 - Commissioner proclaims Safe Schools Week October 16-22

 

October 10, 2016
16-123 - Read To Achieve Steering Committee to meet October 13

 

October 7, 2016
16-122 - Semifinalists named for 2017 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

 

October 7, 2016
16-121 - Accountability Steering Committee meets October 12

 

October 6, 2016
16-120 - Systems Integration Work Group meets October 11

 

October 6, 2016
16-119 - Kentucky School for the Blind to hold Bill Roby Games

 

October 5, 2016
16-118 - Kentucky Board of Education agrees to study public charters

 

September 29, 2016
16-117 - Systems Integration Work Group meets October 4

 

September 29, 2016
16-116 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

 

September 28, 2016
16-115 - Graduation, student readiness and achievement continue to improve in final year of Unbridled Learning accountability

2015-16 Briefing Packet​​
Full results and data sets available via the School Report Card​


 

September 28, 2016
16-114 - Five Kentucky public schools win Blue Ribbon honors

 

September 23, 2016
16-113 - Educational Innovations Work Group meets September 26

 

September 21, 2016
16-112 - Local Superintendents Advisory Council to meet Sept. 27

 

September 21, 2016
16-111 - Unbridled Learning Assessment and Accountability Briefing

 

September 20, 2016
16-110 - 24 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award Winners named

 

September 20, 2016
16-109 - Best practice schools recognized

 

September 20, 2016
16-108 - Students score higher on Advanced Placement tests

 

September 19, 2016
16-107 - College- and Career-Readiness Work Group to meet

 

September 16, 2016
16-106 - Dyslexia Task Force to meet

 

September 16, 2016
16-105 - 146 schools participate in Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

 

September 16, 2016
16-104 - Educational Innovations Work Group meets September 20

 

September 13, 2016
16-103 - Accountability Steering Committee meets Friday

 

September 13, 2016
16-102 - Thursday's System Integration Work Group postponed

 

September 12, 2016
16-101 - Assessment Work Group to meet

 

September 9, 2016
16-100​ - Committee for Mathematics Achievement to meet

 

September 6, 2016
16-099 - Opportunity and Access Word Group to meet

 

September 2, 2016
16-098 - School Improvement Work Group to meet

 

September 2, 2016
16-097 - Gifted Advisory Council to meet

 

September 2, 2016
16-096 - Educational Innovations Work Group meets September 6

 

August 30, 2016
16-095 - Principals Advisory Council to meet

 

August 30, 2016
16-094 - Assessment Work Group to meet September 1

 

August 26, 2016
16-093 - Dyslexia Task Force to meet

 

August 24, 2016
16-092 - Kentucky graduates make incremental gains on ACT

 

August 23, 2016
16-091 - College- and Career-Readiness Work Group to meet

 

August 23, 2016
16-090 - Students encouraged to apply for Commissioner's Advisory Council

 

August 18, 2016
16-089 - School Improvement Work Group to meet

 

August 18, 2016
16-088 - Systems Integration Work Group to meet

 

August 18, 2016
16-087 - Accountability Steering Committee meets Monday

 

August 17, 2016
16-086 - Kentucy Department of Education moving

 

August 17, 2016
16-085 - 2016 School Bus Safety Poster Contest winners announced

 

August 16, 2016
16-084 - Opportunity and Access Work Group to meet

 

August 16, 2016
16-083 - Assessment Work Group to meet

 

August 16, 2016
16-082 -  Department of Education participates in Kentucky State Fair

 

August 12, 2016
16-081​ - College- and Career-Readiness Work Group to meet

 

August 12, 2016
16-080 - Kentucky students excel at FCCLA National Conference

 

August 12, 2016
16-079​ - Eligibility guidelines set for free/reduced-price meal programs

 

August 11, 2016
16-078​ - Educational Innovations Work Group to meet

 

August 11, 2016
16-077​ - Districts consider whether to stock overdose drug at high schools

 

August 4, 2016
16-076 - Board approves changes in Program Reviews; elects new officers

 

August 4, 2016
16-075​ - Two business leaders receive Joseph W. Kelly Award

 

August 3, 2016
16-074 - Opportunity and Access Work Group to meet

 

August 2, 2016
16-073 - Assessment Work Group to meet

 

July 29, 2016
16-072 - Deadline quickly approaching for feedback on proposed federal rules on school accountability

July 28, 2016
16-071 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

 

July 27, 2016
16-070 - Billboards remind drivers to stop for school buses

 

July 27, 2016
16-069 - Kentucky lauded for increasing graduation rate and closing the graduation rate gap for low-income students

 

July 22, 2016
16-068 - Superintendents' Advisory Council to meet

 

July 22, 2016
16-067 - Local Superintendents Advisory Council to meet

 

July 21, 2016
16-066 - Accountability Steering Committee meets Monday

 

July 21, 2016
16-065 - Kentucky School for the Blind students author book

 

July 14, 2016
16-064​ - Pruitt testifies before Senate Committee on Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA); calls on states to be empowered to design education systems that focus on all students
7-14-16 Pruitt ESSA oral testimony FINAL.docx
7-14-16 Pruitt ESSA written testimony FINAL.docx​


July 14, 2016
16-063 ​- Dyslexia Task Force to meet

 

July 13, 2016
16-062​ - Pruitt to testify before U.S. Senate Committee on Every Student Suceeds Act (ESSA) Implementation​

 

July 8, 2016
16-061 - Accountability work groups meet July 14

 

July 8, 2016
16-060 - Commissioner names Dyslexia Task Force

 

June 23, 2016
16-059 - Pruitt testifies before Congressional Committee on Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA); calls for common sense approach that is focused on students, schools

 

June 22, 2016
16-058 - Pruitt to testify before Congressional Committee on Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) implementation; public input sought on proposed regulations

 

June 22, 2016
16-057 - Education Accountability Steering Committee members announced

 

June 20, 2016
16-056 - Teacher Advisory Council to meet

 

June 17, 2016
16-055 - WPAC to meet

 

June 16, 2016
16-054 - Summer Food Service Program celebrated

 

June 13, 2016
16-053 - The Kentucky Technical Education Personnel Board to meet

 

June 8, 2016
16-052​ - New members join Kentucky Board of Education; meeting focuses on accountability

 

June 8, 2016
16-051 - Seven alternative programs recognized for exemplary work

 

June 6, 2016
16-050 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

 

June 3, 2016
16-049 - Exceptional Children Advisory Panel to meet

 

June 2, 2016
16-048 - Virtual Town Hall meeting on education scheduled for Tuesday

 

June 1, 2016
Governor's Office News Release - Dual Credit Scholarship Program announced

 

June 1, 2016
16-047 - Accountability Steering Committee meets Thursday

 

May 27, 2016
16-046 - Graduation ceremonies held at Kentucky School for the Deaf

 

May 26, 2016
16-045 - Graduation ceremonies held at Kentucky School for the Blind

 

May 25, 2016
Education and Workforce Development Cabinet News Release - New Kentucky Board of Education members appointed

 

May 25, 2016
16-044 - Local Superintendents Advisory Council to meet

 

May 10, 2016
16-043 - Kentucky School for the Blind to present Langan Distinguished Service Awards

 

May 9, 2016
16-042 - Flood, Givens honored with Stilwell Award

 

May 6, 2016
16-041 - Kentucky Department of Education unveils new logo

 

May 3, 2016
16-040 - Feedback sought on School Improvement Grant Program

 

May 3, 2016
16-039 Education Commissioner recognizes teachers, calls on Kentuckians to share educator stories

 

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April 22, 2016
16-038​ - Kentucky schools named National Green Ribbon Winners

 

April 22, 2016
16-037 - Commissioner accepts Knox County Board Chairman's resignation

 

April 18, 2016
16-036​ - Students to compete in technology state championship

 

April 15, 2016
16-035​ - Gifted Advisory Council to meet

 

April 13, 2016
16-034​Board of Education discusses new accountability system


 April 13, 2016
16-033 - Arnold receives 2016 Kevin M. Noland Award

 

April 11, 2016
16-032​ - Feedback sought on speaking/listening standards testing waiver

 

April 11, 2016
16-031​ - Nominations open for 2017 Kentucky Teacher Awards

 

April 8, 2016
16-030​ - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

 

April 1, 2016
16-029 - Commissioner pledges support for Autism Awareness, understanding

 

March 31, 2016
16-028 - Kentucky School for the Blind hosts Second Annual Eye Can Derby
Eye Can Derby Registration Form.docx
 

March 30, 2016
16-027 - Kentucky receives grant to improve career preparation for young people

 

March 29, 2016
16-026 - Local Superintendents Advisory Council to meet

 

March 29, 2016
16-025 - Kentucky FCCLA students donate $50,000 to Pennies for Patients Program

 

March 25, 2016
16-024 - Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee to meet

 

March 24, 2016
16-023 - Kentucky School for the Blind accepting nominations for Distinguished Service Award
2016 Langan Nomination Form.doc

 

March 16, 2016
16-022​ - Kentucky School for the Blind, West Kentucky Cooperative host Second Annual Visionary Day​
Visionary Day Flyer​ ​

March 14, 2016
16-021 - Gifted Advisory Council meeting cancelled

 

March 14, 2016
16-020 - Gifted Advisory Council to meet

 

March 14, 2016
16-019 - Committee for Mathematics Achievement to meet

 

March 14, 2016
16-018 - SCAAC to meet

 

March 9, 2016
16-017 - Students encouraged to eat breakfast at school

 

March 7, 2016
16-016 - Pruitt to host Town Hall meetings on defining school success

 

March 7, 2016
16-015 - Read to Achieve Steering Committee to meet

 

March 4, 2016
16-014 - Kentucky school districts recognized for meeting college, career goals

 

March 1, 2016
16-013​ - Applicants sought for KHSAA Board of Control

 

February 25, 2016
16-012​ - Kentucky School for the Deaf hosts Academic Bowl


 

February 11, 2016
16-011​ - Exceptional Children Advisory Panel to meet

 

February 3, 2016
16-010​ - Kentucky Board of Education discusses budget situation


 

February 3, 2016
16-009​ - Districts of distinction recognized

 

February 3, 2016
16-008 - Two groups receive Robinson Award

 

January 27, 2016
16-007​ - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

 

January 27, 2016
16-006 - Additional Summer Food Service Training, support announced 

 

January 27, 2016
16-005 - Correction on school finance information

 

January 21, 2016
16-004 - Local Superintendent Advisory Council to meet

 

January 22, 2016
16-003 - Pruitt issues State of K-12 Public Education report

 

January 15, 2016
16-002 - State of K-12 Public Education in Kentucky news conference January 21

 

January 13, 2016
16-001 - Gifted Advisory Council to meet

 
 

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