The Kentucky Department of Education produces news releases, special notices and informational items that may be of interest to members of the media. For more information, contact the Division of Communications at (502) 564-2000.
Kentucky’s Commissioner of Education, Stephen L. Pruitt, provides oversight and direction for the work of the Kentucky Department of Education’s employees. See information about his background, along with details on his advisory groups, presentations, blog postings and more on this page.
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. Department officials follow board guidelines as they both lead and serve public elementary, middle and high schools.
The latest news from the Kentucky Department of Education can be found on this page.
How does Kentucky stack up against the nation? Find details on tests and rankings on this page.
Kentucky’s Unbridled Learning initiative includes the Kentucky Department of Education’s work around college and career readiness. Unbridled Learning includes assessment, accountability, school and district progress toward improvement and much more.