KDE News Releases and Advisories

Published: 7/29/2015 2:20 PM
​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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July 29, 2015
15-076 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

 

July 24, 2015
15-075 - Local Superintendents Advisory Council to meet

 

July 16, 2015
15-074​ - Spencer named state manager for Menifee County school district


 

July 16, 2015
15-073​ - Holliday comments on today's Senate vote on ESEA reauthorization


 

July 16, 2105
15-072 - SCAAC to meet

 

July 15, 2015
15-071 - Read To Achieve Steering Committee to meet

 

July 10, 2015
15-070 - Menifee County Schools go under state management

 

July 8, 2015
15-069 - Kentucky Board of Education to hold special meeting

 

July 7, 2015
15-068 - Kentuckians recognized for math, science teaching

 

July 2, 2015
15-067​ - Kentucky Board of Education wins national award

 

June 28, 2015
15-066 - Kentuckians strongly support current academic standards

 

June 18, 2015
15-065 - Learning in 44 Kentucky districts won't stop due to bad weather

 

June 15, 2015
15-064 - Commissioner of Education position now posted

 

June 15, 2015
15-063 - Feedback sought on Educator Equity Plan

 

June 3, 2015
15-062 - Board considers career/tech funding; novice reduction

 

June 3, 2015
15-061 - Paintsville businessman selected for Joseph W. Kelly Award

 

June 3, 2015
15-060 - TELL Survey shows improved school working conditions

 

June 2, 2015
15-059​ - Board looks at Program Reviews; approves arts standards

 

June 2, 2015
15-058 - State files plan to provide equitable student access to effective educators

 

May 28, 2015
15-057 - Teachers provide positive feedback on PGES, Leadership

 

May 28, 2015
15-056 - KBE to meet

 

May 26, 2015
15-055 - Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program grant opportunity

 

May 26, 2015
15-054 - Eleven Alternative Programs selected Programs of Distinction

 

May 21, 2015
15-053 - Local Superintendents Advisory Council to meet

 

May 15, 2015
15-052 - Public input sought on traits for next commissioner
 

May 14, 2015
15-051 - Kentucky among handful of states with reliable test scores

 

May 13, 2015
15-050 - Graduation rate report ranks Kentucky among the top states

 

May 11, 2015
15-049 - Student Writing winners announced

 

May 7, 2015
15-048 - Board moves ahead in search for new Commissioner

 

May 5, 2015
15-047 - Kentucky Board of Education Special Meeting -- REVISED AGENDA

 

April 24, 2015
15-046 - Non-traditional instructional days approved

 

April 23, 2015
15-045 - Education Secretary praises Kentucky progress

 

April 22, 2015
15-044 - Kentucky schools named National Green Ribbon winners

 

April 21, 2015
15-043 - Schools named Kentucky Green Ribbon nominees

 

April 13, 2015
15-042 - Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee to meet

 

April 10, 2015
15-041 - Assessment and Accountability positions filled with veteran educators

 

April 10, 2015
15-040 - TELL Kentucky response sets record; results due next month

 

April 1, 2015
15-039 - Board of Education discusses teacher equity plan; moves to hire search firm in wake of Commissioner's retirement

 

April 1, 2015
15-038 - Reaction to Commissioner Holliday's retirement

 

April 1, 2015
15-037 - Kentuckians honored for college/career-readiness contributions

 

April 1, 2015
15-036Districts of Distinction recognized

 

April 1, 2015
15-035​ - Grissom Award goes to Taylor County Superintendent

 

April 1, 2015
15-034​ - Holliday announces his retirement

 

April 1, 2015
15-033​ - New web link for Kentucky Board of Education meeting

 

March 31, 2015
15-032​ - TELL Kentucky Survey extended

 

March 31, 2015
15-031 - Kentucky ESEA Waiver extension approved

 

March 30, 2015
15-030​ - 2015 TELL Kentucky Survey drawing to a close

 

March 26, 2015
15-029​ - KBE to meet

 

March 24, 2015
15-028​ - Nominations open for 2016 Kentucky Teacher Awards

 

March 24, 2015
15-027​ - Students compete in technology championship

 

March 23, 2015
15-026 ​- Educators rewarded in week three of TELL Kentucky Survey
 

March 23, 2015
15-025 -  LSAC to meet

 

March 16, 2015
15-024​ - Educators earn cash when they TELL Kentucky

 

March 13, 2015
15-023​ - SCAAC to meet

 

March 10, 2015
15-022​ - Feedback sought on School Improvement Grant Program​

 

March 9, 2015 
15-021 ​- TELL Kentucky off to a good start; participants earn cash

 

March 6, 2015
15-020​ - Applicants sought for KHSAA Board of Control

 

March 2, 2015
15-019 - 2015 TELL Kentucky Working Conditions Survey underway

 

February 27, 2015
15-018​ - TELL Kentucky Kickoff Event

 

February 23, 2015
15-017 - New competency-based apprenticeship program announced
(release issued by Governor's Office)

 

February 4, 2015
15-016 - Kentucky's lowest-performing schools making gains

 

February 4, 2015
15-015 - Board of Education moves to close achievement gaps

 

January 30, 2015
15-014 - KBE to meet

 

January 29, 2015
15-013 ​-  Governor, First Lady, Commissioner celebrate new statewide school attendance age
(joint release issued by the Governor's Office)

 

January 27, 2015
15-012 - Holliday urges a state-led, systemic approach to ESEA reauthorization
               Text of Commissioner Holliday's remarks

 

January 26, 2015
15-011 - Holliday to testify before Congress

 

January 26, 2015
15-010 - LSAC to meet

 

January 22, 2015
15-009​ - Input sought on federal waiver renewal application 

 

January 21, 2015
15-008​ - Half of incoming kindergarten students are ready for school 

 

January 20, 2015
15-007 - Kentucky's graduation rate among top in the nation

 

January 15, 2015
15-006 - Vitato receives Milken Educator Award​

 

January 13, 2015
15-005​ - Summer Food Service Program schools and no-profit trainings

 

January 12, 2015
15-004 - State education leaders to discuss Kentucky Rising Initiative

 

January 12, 2015
15-003 - Milken Award to be presented

 

January 9, 2015
15-002 - Gifted Advisory Council to meet

 

January 9, 2015
15-001 - SCAAC to meet


 

Rebecca Blessing
Office of Guiding Support Services/General Counsel
Division of Communications
500 Mero Street, 6th Floor CPT
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-2000
Fax (502) 564-3049