News Releases & Advisories

KDE News Releases and Advisories

Published: 9/17/2018 6:20 PM
​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.
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September 17, 2018
18-142 - 2017-2018 State Accountability Results Pre-release Briefing

 

September 14, 2018
18-141 - Social Studies Standards Review and Development Committee (RDC) to meet Sept. 21

 

September 14, 2018
18-140 - Kentucky Technical Education Personnel Board to meet Sept.19

 

September 13, 2018
18-139 - Testing Board of Review to meet Sept. 19

 

September 13, 2018
18-138 - School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council (SCAAC) to meet Sept. 18

 

September 12, 2018
18-137 -  Kentucky high school apprenticeship program receives national attention

 

September 12, 2018
18-136 - Child and adult care food program eligibility guidelines revised

 

September 11, 2018
18-135 - Applications sought for Financial Literacy Standards Committees

September 10, 2018
18-134 - Applications sought for Career Studies Standards Committees

September 10, 2018
18-133 - Commissioner's Parents Advisory Council to meet

September 5, 2018
18-132 - Board defines school performance levels for accountability; continues Breathitt management; discusses grad requirements

 

August 31, 2018
18-131 - KDE gives update on assessment monitoring

August 31, 2018
18-130 - Committee for Mathematics Achievement to meet Sept. 7

August 31, 2018
18-129 - State Advisory Council for Exceptional Children to meet Sept. 6 and 7

August 30, 2018
18-128 - Gifted and Talented Education Advisory Council to meet Sept. 5


August 30, 2018
18-127 - Special meeting of the Kentucky Board of Education called


August 29, 2018
18-126 - KDE seeking feedback on revised Social Studies Standards


August 28, 2018
18-125 - Interim Commissioner Lewis challenges Kentuckians to shift education dialogue to career preparedness, student needs  

     Webcast of State of Education Address
     State of Education PowerPoint --
     Please contact Jessica.Fletcher@education.ky.gov if alternate format is required

Special Meeting of the Kentucky Board of Education called 

August 28, 2018
18-124 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet

 

August 23, 2018
18-123 - Interim commissioner to give State Of Education Address

 

August 23, 2018
18-122 - Montell named director of government relations for KDE

 

August 22, 2018
18-121 - Group recommends profile for lowest performing schools

 

August 20, 2018
18-120 - Kentucky’s Education Professional Standards Board approves waiver removing requirement for Rank II

 

August 20, 2018
18-119 - Group to recommend standards for 2017-2018 school accountability

 

August 16, 2018
18-118 - Education Professional Standards Board to meet August 20

 

August 9, 2018
18-117 - Students participate in Technology National Conference; win awards

August 9, 2018
18-116 - Testing Board of Review to meet August 15

August 8, 2018
18-115 - As students go back to school, drivers reminded to use caution
 
August 2, 2018
18-114 - Board of Education discusses new graduation requirements

August 2, 2018
18-113 - KBE elects Hal Heiner chair; Milton Seymore vice-chair

August 1, 2018
18-112 - Administrative operations of Education Professional Standards Board moves to Kentucky Department of Education

 

July 27, 2018
18-111 - Kentucky Board of Education to meet for August 1 retreat and August 2 regular board meeting

 

July 25, 2018
18-110 - KDE announces campaign to familiarize students with various careers
#What Will You Be KY? Logo

July 23, 2018
18-109 - Kentucky Students Win Awards at Family, Career and Community Leaders of America National Leadership Conference

 

July 20, 2018
18-108 - Horseman named associate commissioner for career and technical education

 

July 20, 2018
18-107 - Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship questions answered during Tuesday Facebook Live event

 

July 19, 2018
18-106 - Local Superintendents Advisory Council to meet July 24

 

July 19, 2018
18-105 - Input sought on proposed waiver to law that limits alternate assessments

 

July 12, 2018
18-104 - SCAAC to meet July 17

 

July 12, 2018
18-103 - Testing Board of Review to meet July 18

 

July 11, 2018
18-102 - Statement on Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship

 

July 9, 2018
18-101 - Durrett named general counsel for KBE, KDE

Photo of Deanna Durrett

 

July 5, 2017
18-100 - Reading and Writing Standards Review and Development Committee to meet

 

June 27, 2018
18-099 - Kentuckians Win Presidential awards for math, science teaching

Photo of Shannon Brickler                 Photo of Natasha Craft

 

June 25, 2018
18-098 - Interim Commissioner Lewis to participate in national school safety roundtable

 

June 21, 2018
18-097 - Hands-on summer training for school nutrition professionals

 

June 19, 2018
18-096 - Commissioner's Parents Advisory Council to meet

 

June 19, 2018
18-095 - Social Studies Standards Subcommittee to meet

 

June 15, 2018
18-094 - Mathematics Standards Review and Development Committee to meet

 

June 15, 2018
18-093 - Testing Board of Review to meet June 20

 

June 12, 2018
18-092 - Reading and Writing Standards Advisory Panel to meet

 

June 11, 2018
18 -091 - Social Studies Standards Subcommittee to meet

 

June 11, 2018
18-090 - Mathematics Standards Advisory Panel to meet

 

June 9, 2018
18-089 - 10 Alternative Programs of Distinction recognized for exemplary work

 

June 8, 2018
18-088 - State Advisory Council for Exceptional Children to meet

 

June 7, 2018
18-087 - Interim Commissioner lays out his priorities to Kentucky Board of Education

 

June 6, 2018
18-086 - Fletcher named chief communications officer at KDE

 

June 3, 2018 
18-085 - KBE to meet

 

June 1, 2018
18-084 - Lewis statement on Jefferson Co. Schools Head Start

 

May 25, 2018
18-083 - Local Superintendents Advisory Councill to meet

 

May 17, 2018
18-082 - State Advisory Council for Gifted and Talented Education to meet

 

May 17, 2018
18-081 - Lewis response to National Education Association (NEA) regarding JCPS audit and recommendation

 

May 15, 2018
18-080 - Social Studies Standards Review and Development Committee to meet

 

May 15, 2018
18-079 - Social Studies Standards Joint Subcommittee to meet

 

May 15, 2018
18-078 - Jessica Dueñas named 2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

 

May 14, 2018
18-077 - Feedback sought on revised reading and writing standards

 

May 14, 2018
18-076 - Teacher of the Year to be named; Teacher Achievement winners recognized

 

May 10, 2018
18-075 - Testing Board of Review meets May 16

 

May 9, 2018
18-074 - Kentucky School for the Blind announces Langen Award winner

 

May 8, 2018
18-073 - Social Studies Standards Select joint subcommittee to meet

 

May 8, 2018
18-072 - Input sought on proposed waiver to allow carryover funds to be spent on school improvement in low-performing schools

 

May 7, 2018
18-071 - Kentucky's plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act is approved

 

May 7, 2018
18-070 - KDE seeking feedback on revised mathematics standards

 

May 4, 2018
18-069 - Districts awarded New Skills for Youth grants to strengthen and expand career and technical education opportunities. 

 

May 3, 2018
18-068 - Nine semifinalists in running for Kentucky Teach of the Year

 

April 27, 2018
18-067 - Social Studies Standards Joint Subcommittee to meet

 

April 26, 2018
18-066 - Local School Board Members' Advisory Council to meet May 1

 

April 25, 2018
18-065 - Superintendents' Advisory Council to meet

 

April 24, 2018
18-064 - 24 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award Winners Named

 

April 20, 2018
18-063 - Interim Commissioner Lewis to Visit Jefferson County Public Schools

 

April 20, 2018
18-062 - KDE Guiding Coalition Meets April 24

 

April 20, 2018
18-061 - Town Halls Called Off; Public Input Still Sought on Graduation Requirements

 

April 20, 2018
18-060 - Social Studies Standards Advisory Panel to meet

 

April 17, 2018
18-059 - Interim Commissioner named

 
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April 11, 2018
18-051 - Kentucky Board of Education begins graduation requirements revamp
 
 
    CAPTION: Roszalyn Akins, of the Black Males Working Academy, poses with Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt and Kentucky Board of Education Chair Mary Gwen Wheeler as she accepts the Dr. Samuel Robinson Award for the Black Males Working Academy. Photo by Bobby Ellis

April 11, 2018|
    CAPTION: Soraya Matthews, center, poses with Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt and Kentucky Board of Education Chair Mary Gwen Wheeler after being awarded the Dr. Johnnie Grissom Award. Photo by Bobby Ellis

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April 2, 2018
18-040 - Education Commissioner supports Autism Awareness
 
 
 
 
March 26, 2018
18-038 - Students to complete in Technology State Championships
 
 
 
 
March 22, 2018
18-036 - Student's artwork to be displayed at White House Easter Egg Roll
 
 

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Rebecca Blessing
Office of Legal, Legislative and Communication Services
Division of Communications
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-2000
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