Pursuant to Senate Bill 1, 2021 Extraordinary Session, all Kentucky public school districts are required to submit their current COVID-19 School Operations Plan and any subsequent drafts to the Kentucky Department of Education for informational purposes. Districts may submit their plans to KDE using this form.

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​Our Vision

Each and every student empowered and equipped to pursue a successful future.

Mission Statement

To partner with districts, schools, families, students, business and industry, and communities to provide leadership and support to ensure success for each and every student.

Our Core Values

The department's core values are equity, achievement, collaboration and integrity.

Kentucky Board of Education Resolution Affirming its Commitment to Racial Equity in Kentucky Public Schools

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Initiatives

School Report Card

School and District Report Cards provide detailed information about each school and district, including test performance, teacher qualifications, student safety, awards, parent involvement and much more.

Continuous Improvement for GAP closure

Information, resources, and tools designed to assist schools and districts reduce the number of students scoring at the novice level and improve overall student achievement.

Innovation

“Innovation” is a critical element of the agency’s strategic goals as we strive to make every child college and career ready.

Kentucky Academic Standards

View Kentucky’s Academic Standards in each subject area and resources to support the standards here.

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

The federal education law provides Kentucky more flexibility and allows the state to design a more effective accountability system that encourages improved learning opportunities, achievement and readiness for all students.

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Kentucky Academic Standards
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Kentucky Teacher - A Publication of the Kentucky Department of Education
PBS Learning Media
Professional Learning Bulletin Board
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