KDE News Releases and Advisories

Published: 12/19/2014 10:14 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.

 

December 19, 2014
14-125 - Breakfast Challenge winners announced

 

December 8, 2014
14-124 - New policy, financial recommendations on dual credit proposed

 

December 8, 2014
14-123 - Kentucky students participate in worldwide event in support of computer science

 

December 3, 2014
14-122 - Board supports action to fully fund teacher pension fund

 

December 3, 2014
14-121 - Two receive Robinson Award 

 

December 2, 2014
14-120​ - Committee for Mathematics Achievement to meet


 

December 2, 2014
14-119​ - Families encouraged to prepare healthy meal and eat together


 

November 26, 2014
14-118 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

 

November 20, 2014
14-117​ - Local Superintendents Advisory Council to meet​

 

 

November 20, 2014
14-116 ​- Kentucky among state leaders in effective data use


 

November 19, 2014
14-115​ - Exceptional Children Advisory Panel to meet


 

November 18, 2014
14-114- Career and Tech Ed data now available in school report card


 

November 18, 2014
14-113 - Summer Food Service sponsors sought for residential camps and college Upward Bound programs;
training set for December 4


 

November 13, 2014
14-112​ - SCAAC meeting rescheduled


 

November 13, 2014
14-111 - Kentucky FFA members excel at National FFA Convention

 

November 7, 2014
14-110​ - STLP Regional Showcases highlight students' tech talents

 

November 6, 2014
14-109​ - KDE receives five-year, $8.1 million mental health training grant

 

November 5, 2014
14-108 - Feedback sought on proposed social studies, arts and humanities standards

 

October 29, 2014
14-107- Kentucky lauded for college readiness policies

 

October 23, 2014
14-106 - Sarah Reed named 2015 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

 

October 17, 2014
14-105 - Student recipe on the school lunch menu for food day

 

October 16, 2014
14-104 - Four administrators named Minority Superintendent Interns

 

October 10, 2014
14-103 - Read to Achieve Steering Committee to meet

 

October 10, 2014
14-102 - Learning in 13 Kentucky districts won't stop due to winter weather

 

October 9, 2014
14-101 - Students selected for Advisory Council

 

October 9, 2014
14-100 - East Carter High named third hub school

 

October 7, 2014
14-099 - Kentucky Board of Education considers new social studies, arts and humanities standards; changes to accountability model

 

October 7, 2014
14-098 - Sims receives 2014 Kevin M. Noland Award

 

October 7, 2014
14-097 - Number of students taking AP tests up; scores higher

 

October 6, 2014
14-096 - Semifinalists named for 2015 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

 

October 3, 2014
14-095 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

 

October 3, 2014
14-094 - Schools/districts improve in third year of Unbridled Learning Assessments and Accountability

2013-2014 Briefing Packet
Full results and data sets available via the School Report Card

 

October 1, 2014
14-093 - Four Kentucky schools win Blue Ribbon Honors

 

September 26, 2014
14-092 - Local Superintendents Advisory Council to meet

 

September 26, 2014
14-091 - Gifted Advisory Council to meet

 

September 26, 2014
14-090 - Unbridled Learning Briefing webcast archived

 

September 23, 2014
14-089 - Unbridled Learning pre-release briefing

 

September 23, 2014
14-088 - Best Practice Schools recognized

 

September 23, 2014
14-087 - Attorney General Conway, KDE, and BBB warn schools of fake invoice scam (joint release)

 

September 22, 2014
14-086 - 24 Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Award winners named

 

September 17, 2014
14-085 - Committee on Mathematics Achievement to meet

 

September 16, 2014
14-084 - Exceptional Children Advisory Panel to meet

 

September 15, 2014
14-083 - SCAAC to meet

 

September 15, 2014
14-082 - Commissioner named to Governor’s Anti-Bullying Task Force
Bullying-ExecutiveOrder.pdf
2014 9 10 Bullying Letter.pdf

 

August 27, 2014
14-081 - Close the Deal expands to four more districts
(release issued by the Lt. Governor's office) 

 

August 25, 2014
14-080 - Special meeting of the Kentucky Board of Education

 

August 25, 2014
14-079 - Kentucky Core Academic Standards challenge issued 

 

August 25, 2014
14-078 - Kentucky Core Academic Standards announcement to be webcast

 

August 20, 2014
14-076 - Kentucky graduates gain on students nationwide on ACT

 

August 19, 2014
14-075 - Gifted Advisory Council to meet

 

August 18, 2014
14-074 - Future Health Professionals bring home national honors

 

August 14, 2014
14-073 - Kentucky ESEA waiver extension approved

 

August 14, 2014
14-072 - Students encouraged to apply for Next-Generation Council

 

August 7, 2014
14-071 - Board approves regulations and global competency resolution

 

August 7, 2014
14-070 - 137 schools to participate in Fresh Fruit/Vegetable Program

 

August 6, 2014
14-069 - Board discusses transforming assessments to improve instruction

 

August 6, 2014
14-068 - KDE statement on Lincoln County Schools Central Offfice fire

 

August 6, 2014
14-067 - Students excel at FCCLA National Leadership Conference

 

August 4, 2014
14-066 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

 

July 30, 2014
14-065 - Input sought on Unbridled Learning Accountability Model

 

July 24, 2014
14-064 - Local Superintendent Advisory Countil to meet

 

July 23, 2014
14-063 - SKillsUSA Kentucky brings home national honors

 

July 22, 2014
NASBE news release - Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday named
NASBE 2014 Policy Leader of the Year

 

July 18, 2014
14-062 - WPAC to meet

 

July 10, 2014
14-061 - SCAAC to meet

 

July 9, 2014
14-060 - Grants available for districts that raised attendance age

 

July 8, 2014
14-059 - Future business leaders bring home national honors

 

June 25, 2014
14-058 - Specially called Kentucky Board of Education meeting

 

June 13, 2014
14-057 - State Textbook Commission to meet

 

June 11, 2014
14-056 - State Advisory Council for Community Education to meet

 

June 11, 2014
14-055 - Summer Food Service Program making a difference for kids

 

June 10, 2014
14-054 - First Lady helps kick off Summer Food Service Program

 

June 5, 2014
14-053 - Board sets course for students' global competency

 

June 4, 2014
14-052 - Two selected for Joseph W. Kelly Award

 

June 4, 2014
14-051 - Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program grant opportunity

 

May 30, 2014
14-050 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

 

May 23, 2014
14-049 - Local Superintendents Advisory Council to meet

 

May 19, 2014
14-048 - State recognized for computer science education policy

 

May 15, 2014
14-047 - Kentucky FEA students excel at National Conference

 

May 15, 2014
14-046 - Teacher feedback positive on new evaluation system

 

May 15, 2014
14-045 - All Kentucky public high schools now online with electronic transcripts

 

April 28, 2014
14-044 - Gifted Advisory Council to meet

 

April 25, 2014
14-043 - Student writing winners announced

 

April 22, 2014
14-042 - Kentucky school named Green Ribbon winner

 

April 22, 2014
14-041 - Input sought on application for federal waiver extension

 

April 21, 2014
14-040 - Exceptional Children Advisory Panel to meet

 

April 15, 2014
14-039 - Two Elementaries are National Title I Distinguished Schools

 

April 15, 2014
14-038 - Students create original works in celebration of Governor’s Mansion Centennial (joint release issued by the Governor's office)

 

April 15, 2014
14-037 - Board of Education receives grant to advance work on Next-Generation Assessments

 

April 10, 2014
14-036 - Board of Education approves Educator Effectiveness System

 

April 9, 2014
14-035 - Districts of Distinction recognized

 

April 9, 2014
14-034 - Grissom Award goes to multiple winners

 

April 3, 2014
14-033 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

 

April 3, 2014
14-032 - Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee to meet

 

March 24, 2014
14-031 - Local Superintendents Advisory Council to meet

 

March 17, 2014
14-030 - SCAAC to meet

 

March 13, 2014
14-029 - Nominations open for 2015 Kentucky Teacher Awards

 

March 12, 2014
14-028 - Read To Achieve Steering Committee to meet

 

March 7, 2014
14-027 - Missed ACT test rescheduled

 

March 6, 2014
14-026 - State Textbook Commission to meet

 

March 4, 2014
14-025 - Gifted Advisory Council to meet

 

March 4, 2014
14-024 - March event targets student preparation

 

February 20, 2014
14-023 - Committee on Mathematics Achievement to meet

 

February 17, 2014
14-022 - Summer Food Service Program sponsors sought

 

February 14, 2014
14-021 - Student results steady on EXPLORE and PLAN tests

 

February 13, 2014
14-020 - Final public review of new National Arts Standards

 

February 12, 2014
14-019 - King receives Milken Family Foundation Award

 

February 11, 2014
14-018 - Applicants sought for KHSAA Board of Control

 

February 5, 2014
14-017 - State board review educator effectiveness model; names new Districts of Innovation

 

February 5, 2014
14-016 - Kentucky's lowest performing schools making gains

 

February 5, 2014
14-015 - Students urged to eat breakfast at school

 

February 3, 2014
14-014 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

 

January 31, 2014
14-013 - Kentucky teachers support Core Academic Standards

 

January 30, 2014
14-012 - Half of incoming kindergarten students ready to succeed in school (release issued by the Governor's Office)
Video of news conference (provided by the Governor's office)

 

January 30, 2014
Budget Briefing Webinar
PowerPoint

 

January 28, 2014
14-011 - State Board lauds Governor's spending plan

 

January 27, 2014
14-010 - Local Superintendents Advisory Council to meet

 

January 27, 2014
14-009 - "Let's Move!" encourages students, schools to get active

 

January 21, 2014
14-008 - Commissioner praises Governor's proposed budget

 

January 17, 2014
14-007 - Minority Superintendent Internship applications due

 

January 16, 2014
14-006 - Art and Essay Contest Celebrates Governor’s Mansion Centennial (joint release issued by the Governor's office)

 

January 15, 2014
14-005 - Exceptional Children Advisory Panel to meet

 

January 15, 2014
14-004 - State Advisory Council for Community Education to meet

 

January 9, 2014
14-003 - Kentucky holds steady in national education report

 

January 8, 2014
14-002 - Federal grant targets improved school health

 

January 7, 2014
14-001 - Kentuckians recognized for Math, Science Teaching

 

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