Kentucky Board of Education

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  Gov. Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear were back in court on Wednesday, this time over a challenge to the governor’s reorganization of several education boards this summer.

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The Kentucky School Boards Association says it has some questions about an executive order by Governor Matt Bevin. The order creates a Charter Schools Advisory Council that will help implement charters for the first time in the commonwealth.

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Kentucky's Republican governor has created an advisory council to help guide state regulators as they prepare for charter schools.

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  The Kentucky School Boards Association says its members will be watching with interest as charter schools open their doors as early as this fall. A bill signed into law by Governor Bevin this year will allow charter schools in the commonwealth for the first time.

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Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt hosts a meeting in Paducah Monday to discuss public opinions on the development of a new accountability system to improve student readiness.

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The Kentucky House has passed legislation aimed at creating elective Bible literacy courses in public schools.

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Ben Cundiff, a new member of the Kentucky Board of Education, says the commonwealth’s schools need more priority in funding from the state legislature.

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A west Kentucky man has been appointed by Gov. Matt Bevin to serve on the state Board of Education. 

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  A state representative has pre-filed a bill that would allow home school and private school students to play sports in their local public school districts.

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The Kentucky Board of Education conducted its first review Wednesday of applicants looking to become the next commissioner of education.

After a closed session, the board voted to ask the search firm for additional information on 15 candidates from in-state and out of state. The first interviews for the post will be conducted in Louisville August 14-15 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

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