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Call the KY Department for Public Health’s COVID-19 hotline at (800) Breckinridge is among only a few Kentucky school districts in counties with lower COVID-19 infection rates that have decided to reopen elementary classrooms on … Participants in the Kentucky Department of Education’s Sept. 29 Special Superintendents’ Webcast heard from leaders of four school districts on how reopening to in-person instruction amid the pandemic has gone so far, and from state officials about updates to the color-coded metric used to determine whether to hold in-person classes. shravanthi.raghavapuram@education.ky.gov. KDE COVID-19 Guidance Issued for Reopening of Schools May 15: Considerations for Reopening Schools Initial Guidance for Districts and Schools ... John was employed by the Kentucky Department of Education’s Office of Career and Technical Education and was a welding teacher at the Monroe County Area Technology Center (ATC). Superintendents are trying to … The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet will co-host a virtual town hall on reopening schools for state educators and other support staff from 2-4 p.m. D., executive director of the Kentucky Association of School Superintendents (via Skype) Jason Glass, Ed. ... Kentucky Department of Education Commissioner Kevin Brown said … Kentucky education and health officials plan to meet Friday to discuss how to safely reopen schools during the coronavirus pandemic.The Kentucky Department for Public Health is … Jason E. Glass, Kentucky’s commissioner of education, continued soliciting feedback from the education community on a potential January return to in-person instruction during the Wednesday’s virtual meeting of the Kentucky Department of Educations Parents Advisory Council. Andy Beshear issued . KDE's guidance is concurrent with Beshear's order and recommendations from the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH). 722-5725 or visit its COVID-19 webpage. Additionally, all public schools are expected to comply with the safety expectations set forth in the Guidance on Safety Expectations and Best Practices for Kentucky Schools. If you have a problem with the translation or need other language assistance, please email The framework empowers local leadership to make decisions based upon current community incidence rates at the county level as regularly published by KDPH. An Official Website of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. KY announces guidelines on reopening schools Jill Lyman 6/25/2020. 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Once schools reopen, they will be expected to maintain COVID-19 safety protocols including mask mandates, social distancing, health screenings, and contact tracing. Call the KY Department for Public Health’s COVID-19 hotline at (800) 722-5725 or visit its COVID-19 webpage. Interim Commissioner of Education Kevin Brown outlined what he calls the ‘flagship document’ that will not only reopen schools but keep schools open during the 2020-2021 semester. FRANKFORT, Ky. (WAVE) - The Kentucky Department of Education has released new guidance on the reopening of schools this fall. By WAVE3.com Staff | July 6, 2020 at 5:06 PM EDT - Updated July 6 at 5:14 PM FRANKFORT, Ky. (WAVE) - The Kentucky Department of Education has released new guidance on the reopening of schools this fall. "We are reviewing the latest information from the Kentucky Department of Education about reopening schools. By Jim Gaines jim.gaines@education.ky.gov. 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