5/15/20 Press Release
(FRANKFORT, KY) – The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released a new guidance document May 15 about questions schools and districts should consider when they are making plans for how to restart school for the 2020-2021 school year.

The document – “COVID-19 Considerations for Reopening Schools, Initial Guidance for Schools and Districts” – leads school leaders through a variety of questions to consider about:

  • How they will ensure the health and safety of everybody in their buildings;
  • How they will maintain quality teaching and learning:
  • How they will support exceptional learners, including gifted and talented students and students in need of special education services; and
  • How they will continue school and district operations.

Many of the decisions on how to move forward in this challenging time will be decided by local boards of education and school-based decision-making councils…. Continue Reading