As mandated by Kentucky law, the Kentucky Board of Education develops and adopts the regulations that govern Kentucky's 173 public school districts and the actions of the Kentucky Department of Education.
The Kentucky Board of Education's vision is: Each and every student is empowered and equipped with the knowledge, skills and dispositions to pursue a successful future.
Department officials follow board guidelines and the department's strategic plan in the fulfillment of the board's vision and the Kentucky Department of Education's mission to partner with districts, schools, and education shareholders to provide service, support and leadership to ensure success for each and every student.
The Kentucky Board of Education also serves as the board for the Kentucky School for the Blind and Kentucky School for the Deaf, and Department of Education staff also serve as resources for those schools.
2017 Nondiscrimination Plan
Title IX Statement - 2016
The Kentucky Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender identity, veteran's status, genetic information, or disability in employment or the provision of services.