News Releases & Advisories

2017 News Releases and Advisories

Published: 6/6/2018 5:16 PM

These news releases and advisories were issued by the Kentucky Department of Education in calendar year 2017.​

December 20, 2017
17-176​ - Kentucky's Plan for School Accountability and Improvement moving through the review process

December 13, 2017
17-175​ - Testing Board of Review to meet December 20

December 12, 2017
17-174​ - Educator Diversity Task Force to meet Dec. 14

December 12, 2017
17-173 - Additional feedback sought on English/Language Arts, Math standards

December 6, 2017
17-172​ - Board of Education approves budget, legislative priorities

December 6, 2017
17-171​ - Readiness results highlight need for quality early learning

December 6, 2017
17-170​ - Kentucky school districts on National Advanced Placement Honor Roll

December 5, 2017
17-169​ - Board moves Accountability, Charter regulations forward

December 4, 2017
17-168​ - Computer Science Week brings coding and standards feedback opportunities

November 30, 2017
17-167 - Kentucky students rank among top business students in the nation

November 29, 2017
17-166​ - Principals Advisory Council to meet Friday

November 29, 2017
17-165​ - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

November 21, 2017
17-164​ - Kentucky student among 2017 National School Bus Safety Poster Contest winners

November 21, 2017
17-163 - Kentucky FFA members excel at National Convention

November 21, 2017
17-162​ - Local School Board Members Advisory Council to meet Nov. 29

November 21, 2017
17-161​ - Superintendents' Advisory Council to meet Nov. 29

November 20, 2017
17-160​ - Kentucky students are participating in fewer risky health behaviors

November 20, 2017
17-159​ - Transforming career education the focus of New Skills for Youth Forum

November 20, 2017
17-158​ - Local Superintendents Advisory Council to meet Nov. 28

November 20, 2017
17-157​ - Charter Schools Advisory Council to meet November 27

November 15, 2017
17-156 - State Advisory Council for Exceptional Children meets Nov. 19-21

November 9, 2017
17-155​ - KDE seeking comment on proposed draft Bible Literacy Standards

November 9, 2017
17-154​ - Committee for Mathematics Achievement to meet Nov. 17

November 9, 2017
17-153​ - Read to Achieve Advisory Council meets November 16

November 8, 2017
17-152​ - Testing Board of Review to meet November 15

November 8, 2017
17-151​ - Gifted and Talented Advisory Council to meet November 15

November 8, 2017
17-150​ - SCAAC to meet November 14

November 7, 2017
17-149​ - Commissioner Pruitt receives Thornton Award

November 6, 2017
17-148​ - Feedback sought on Revised Draft Health and Physical Education Standards

November 1, 2017
17-147​ - Sponsors sought; training set for Summer Food Service Program

October 31, 2017
17-146 ​- Parents Advisory Council to meet November 3

October 30, 2017
17-145​ - STLP regional events highlight student tech skills

October 24, 2017
17-144​ - Students selected for Commissioner's Student Advisory Council

October 24, 2017
17-143​ - Kentucky receives grant to improve children's literacy skills

October 20, 2017
17-142​ - Commissioner leads support for Learning Disabilities Awareness

October 20, 2017
17-141​ - Commissioner lends support for Down Syndrome Awareness

October 16, 2017
17-140​ - 135 schools participate in Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

October 16, 2017
17-139​ - Testing Board of Review to meet October 18

October 10, 2017
17-138​ - Commissioner proclaims Safe Schools Week October 15-21

October 9, 2017
17-137​ - State Council for Community Education cancels Oct. 12 meeting

October 4, 2017
17-136​​ - Kentucky Board of Education approves Charter Regulations

October 4, 2017
17-135​ - Bogar receives 2017 Noland/Miller Award

October 4, 2017
17-134​ - Northern Kentucky attorney receives Joseph W. Kelly Award

October 4, 2017
17-133​ - Haselton receives first David Karem Award

October 4, 2017
17-132​ - State Advisory Council for Exceptional Children meets October 10-11

September 28, 2017
17-131​ - Four Kentucky public schools win Blue Ribbon honors

September 28, 2017
17-130 - Graduation rate, Advanced Placement and ACT scores rise

September 27, 2017
17-129 - Kentucky School for the Blind to hold Bill Roby Games

September 27, 2017
17-128 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

September 26, 2017
17-127 - Teachers Advisory Council to meet Sept. 29

September 22, 2017
17-126 - Local Superintendents Advisory Council to meet September 26

September 22, 2017
17-125​ - Charter Schools Advisory Council to meet Monday

September 19, 2017
17-124 - 2016-17 State Assessment results briefing

September 19, 2017
17-123 - Charter Schools Advisory Council to meet Thursday

September 19, 2017
17-122 - Best Practice Schools recognized

September 18, 2017
17-121 - Committee for Mathematics Achievement to meet September 22

September 18, 2017
17-120 - Kentucky submits Consolidated State Plan under ESSA

September 18, 2017
17-119 - 2017 Kentucky Winners' Circle schools recognized

September 15, 2017
17-118 - Advisory Council for Gifted and Talented Education meets September 21

September 15, 2017
17-117 - Testing Board of Review to meet September 20

September 11, 2017
17-116 - 2017 School Bus Safety Poster Contest winners announced

September 11, 2017
17-115 - Students encouraged to apply for Commissioner's Advisory Council

September 6, 2017
17-114 - Kentucky graduates hold steady on ACT

September 5, 2017
17-113 - Principals Advisory Council to meet September 8

September 1, 2017
17-112 - Input sought on proposed waiver to allow carryover funds to be spent on leadership training in schools serving low-income students

August 30, 2017
17-111 - Kentucky students excel at TSA National Conference

August 29, 2017
17-110 - Child, Adult Care Food Program eligibility guidelines revised

August 25, 2017
17-109 - Testing Board of Review to meet August 28

August 23, 2017
17-108 - Kentucky Board of Education unanimously approves accountability system; discusses charters

August 23, 2017
17-107 - Dyslexia Task Force to meet Friday

August 22, 2017
17-106 - Computer science opportunities expand for Kentucky students

August 18, 2017
17-105 - Major announcement on computer science education in Kentucky

August 17, 2017
17-104 - Education organizations honored with Stilwell Award

August 17, 2017
17-103 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

August 16, 2017
17-102 - Public comment sought on Every Student Succeeds Act Plan

August 14, 2017
17-101 - Department of Education participating in Kentucky State Fair

August 11, 2017
17-100 - Testing Board of Review to meet August 16

August 7, 2017
17-099 - Kentucky students make their mark at FCCLA Conference

Augusut 3, 2017
17-098 - Kentucky Board of Education discusses 2018-20 biennial budget

August 2, 2017
17-097 - Board of Education reviews accountability regulation

August 1, 2017
17-096 - Kentucky Department of Education names Charter Director

July 31, 2017
17-095 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

July 25, 2017
17-094 - Billboards remind drivers to stop for school buses

July 26, 2017
17-093 - Board of Education approves Teacher Leader Standards regulation

July 19, 2017
17-092 - Input sought on proposed waiver to law that limits alternate assessments

July 19, 2017
17-091 - Kentucky Board of Education meets July 25 for special meeting

July 18, 2017
17-090 - Local Superintendents Advisory Council to meet July 25

July 18, 2017
17-089 - Charter Schools Advisory Council to meet July 24

July 12, 2017
17-088 - Consequential Review Work Group to meet July 14

July 10, 2017
17-087 - Accountability Regulatory Review Committee meets July 14

July 6, 2017
17-086 - School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council to meet July 10

June 19, 2017
17-085 - Testing Board of Review June 19 meeting canceled

June 15, 2017
17-084 - Kentucky Summer Food Service Program kicks off with recognition

June 14, 2017
17-083 - Educator Diversity Task Force to meet June 19

June 14, 2017
17-082 - Testing Board of Review to meet June 19

June 14, 2017
17-081 - Teachers Advisory Council to meet June 16

June 8, 2017
17-080 - Review of Health and Physical Education Standards begins

June 7, 2017
17-079 - Kentucky Board of Education discusses accountability

June 7, 2017
17-078 - Eleven Alternative Programs recognized for exemplary work

June 1, 2017
17-077 - Principals Advisory Council to meet June 9

May 31, 2017
17-076 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

May 31, 2017
17-075 - Consequential Review Work Group to meet June 6

May 30, 2017
17-074 - Accountability Regulatory Review Committee meets June 6

May 25, 2017
17-073 - Graduation ceremony held at Kentucky School for the Deaf

May 25, 2017
17-072 - Graduation ceremonies held at Kentucky School for the Blind

May 24, 2017
17-071​ - Local Superintendents Advisory Council to meet May 30​

May 16, 2017
17-070 - Kellie Clark named 2018 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

May 15, 2017
17-069 - 2018 Teacher of the Year to be named; Teacher Achievement Award Winners recognized

May 15, 2017
17-068 - Academic Standards review and revision process moves forward

May 12, 2017
17-067 - News conference on Kentucky Academic Standards scheduled

May 11, 2017
17-066 - State Council for Community Education to meet Friday

May 10, 2017
17-065 - Testing Board of Review to meet May 15

May 9, 2017
17-064 - Kentucky School for the Blind announces Langan Award, Essay Winners

May 9, 2017
17-063 - Dyslexia Task Force to meet May 18

May 8, 2017
17-062 - Kentucky School for the Blind celebrates 175 years of service to students with visual impairments

May 4, 2017
17-061 - Lexington school named National Green Ribbon Winner

May 1, 2017
17-060 - Superintendents' Advisory Council to meet Wednesday

April 24, 2017
17-059 - Commissioner's Student Council to meet April 27

April 24, 2017
17-058 - Gifted Advisory Council to meet April 26

April 21, 2017
17-057 - Semifinalists named for 2018 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

April 20, 2017
17-056 - Local School Board Members Advisory Council to meet Monday

April 12, 2017
17-055 - Dyslexia Task Force to meet April 20

April 12, 2017
17-054 - Kentucky Board of Education updated on new laws

April 12, 2017
17-053 - Testing Board of Review to meet April 17

April 12, 2017
17-052 - Two organizations receive Robinson Award

April 12, 2017
17-051 - Board of Education discusses new accountability system

April 11, 2017
17-050 - Students to compete in Technology State Championships

April 7, 2017
17-049​ - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

April 6, 2017
17-048 - 24 educators qualify for the 2018 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Awards

April 5, 2017
17-047 - TELL Kentucky Survey sets record; results due next month

April 4, 2017
17-046 - Regulatory Review Work Group to meet April 11

March 31, 2017
17-045 - Education Commissioner supports Autism Awareness

March 30, 2017
17-044 - Data shows Kentucky schools making healthier choices

March 28, 2017
17-043​ - Three-quarters of educators complete TELL Kentucky survey

March 28, 2017
17-042​ - Accountability Steering Committee meets March 31

March 24, 2017
17-041 - Consequential Review Work Group to meet March 27

March 23, 2017
17-040 - Competency-Based Assessment Pilot Work Group to meet March 28

March 20, 2017
17-039 - More than half of educators complete TELL Kentucky Survey

March 20, 2017
17-038 - Read to Achieve Steering Committee to meet March 23

March 16, 2017
17-037 - World Down Syndrome Day is Tuesday, March 21

March 16, 2017
17-036 - Next Town Hall Meeting on school accountability in Louisville March 22; Elizabethtown location changed for meeting April 18

March 15, 2017
17-035 - SCAAC to meet March 21

March 14, 2017
17-034​ - TELL Kentucky off to a good start/participants earn cash

March 13, 2017
17-033​ - Committee for Mathematics Achievement to meet March 17

March 13, 2017
17-032​ - Dyslexia Task Force to meet March 16

March 8, 2017
1​7-031​ - Pruitt to host Town Hall Meetings on school accountability

March 6, 2017
17-030 - Kentucky School for the Blind accepting nominations for Distinguished Service Award

March 2, 2017
17-029 - Principals Advisory Council to meet March 9

March 2, 2017
17-028​ - Teachers Advisory Council to meet March 10

March 1, 2017
17-027​ - 2017 TELL Kentucky Working Conditions Survey underway

February 27, 2017
17-026​​​ - TELL Kentucky Kick Off event

February 27, 2017
17-025​ - Accountability Appeals Committee to meet Tuesday

February 23, 2017
17-024 - Applicants sought for KHSAA Board of Control

February 22, 2017
17-023 - Pruitt issues State of P-12 Public Education Report

February 17, 2017
17-022 - State of K-12 Public Education in Kentucky news conference Feb. 22

February 16, 2017
17-021 - Exceptional Children Advisory Panel to meet February 23-24

February 15, 2017
17-020 - Dyslexia Task Force to meet February 22

February 8, 2017
17-019 - Kentucky cited as a national leader in school turnaround

February 8, 2017
17-018 - Kentuckians recognized for math, science teaching

February 8, 2017
17-017 - Districts of Distinction recognized

February 8, 2017
17-016 - Kentucky Board of Education discusses new accountability system

February 2, 2017
17-015 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

January 24, 2017
17-014 - Local Superintendents Advisory Council to meet January 31

January 23, 2017
17-013 - Superintendents' Advisory Council to meet January 24

January 23, 2017
17-012 - Kindergarten entry age cutoff moves to August 1

January 20,2017
17-011 - Commissioner's Student Council to meet January 26

January 20, 2017
17-010 - Testing Board of Review to meet January 23

January 17, 2017
17-009 - Summer Food Service Program offers Best Practices Sessions

January 17, 2017
17-008 - Committee for Mathematics Achievement to meet January 20

January 12, 2017
17-007 - Dyslexia Task Force to meet January 18

January 12, 2017
17-006 - Local School Board Members Advisory Council to meet Tuesday

January 11, 2017
17-005 - Kentucky awarded $2 million to improve career education

January 10, 2017
17-004 - Nominations open for 2018 Kentucky Teacher Awards

January 9, 2017
17-003 - State officials to make major announcement regarding career and technical education and workforce development

January 5, 2017
17-002 - Accountability Steering Committee meets January 9-10

​January 4 , 2017
17-001 - Consequential Review Work Group to meet


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