KDE Communications

Published: 10/9/2019 2:29 PM
The Kentucky Department of Education Division of Communication creates and distributes news releases, meeting advisories, newsletters, social media messaging and other items of importance that relate to the Kentucky public education system and the state board of education. You can join any of our email distribution lists here.  
The links below provide information about the 2018-19 school accountability system:
News Release
Media Briefing Packet (Data Tables)
News Conference Video

News Conference PPT

Accountability at a Glance
Excel file of all schools, stars and federal classifications
Pre-Release Briefing Webinar
Assessment Pre-Release Briefing PPT
School Report Card Video Public Service Announcement
Virtual News Conference with Interim Commissioner Wayne Lewis on 2017-2018 Assessment and Accountability Results 

​General Information

 Higher education, teacher certification, GED or other education-related information is available here. 

Find data on schools and districts through Open House and also access to the School Report Card. 

Find contact information for public schools, non-public schools, and KDE staff responsible for programs and initiatives through Online Directory.
KDE often uses many acronyms and education related terms in the official documents. Here is a list to the most often-used education abbreviations, acronyms and vocabulary along with their meanings.  

To know about the many organizations who support kentucky's education system visit the Kentucky's Education Oraganizations Resources page.

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.

Office of the Commissioner
Division of Communications
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-2000 Ext. 4612
Fax (502) 564-3049 

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