KDE Communications

Published: 7/9/2018 5:37 PM
The Kentucky Department of Education shares news items and other information regularly. News releases, Kentucky education facts, comparisons between this state and other states, and more are available on this page.  
2016-17 Assessment Results
2016-17 Assessment Pre-Release
Briefing Webinar
Assessment Pre-Release Briefing PPT (9-21-17)
Assessment News Release (9-28-17)
Assessment Results Briefing Packet (9-28-17)
Comparing 2016-17 Data with Previous Data (9-28-17)
Assessment Results Virtual News Conference with Commissioner Stephen Pruitt (9-28-17)
For specific information on state, district or school data, visit the online School Report Card.

​General Information

Looking for higher education, teacher certification, GED or other education-related information

Find data on schools and districts through Open House and the School Report Card.
Education includes the use of many acronyms and specific terms. Here is access to the most often-used education abbreviations, acronyms and vocabulary along with their meanings. 
The Kentucky Department of Education produces and sells a number of tools and resources for use by educators, parents and others who are interested in the state's education system. These include a variety of publications. Access these items at the KDE Bookstore
Visit the KDE Newsstand to see a variety of regular newsletters targeted at specific audiences and produced by staff at this agency.
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.

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 
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