Kentucky Department of Education

Paducah Schools to Hire Homeless Student Coordinator

Jun 7, 2012

Paducah Public Schools will use a state grant to hire a full-time coordinator to work with homeless students. 

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has contracted with a private company to implement a kindergarten screener program, but the state still needs to approve the regulatory to require all public schools to screen incoming students.

Kentucky Education Officials Pushing Funds Foundation

Apr 3, 2012
Kentucky Department of Education

The Kentucky Department of Education hopes to have a foundation operating by July that can provide desperately needed cash for public school reform efforts. To get the foundation off the ground, staff members have developed an aggressive timeline that will be presented at the Board of Education's regular meeting tomorrow in Frankfort. The as-yet-unnamed group is modeled after the Colorado Legacy Foundation, a 3-year-old charitable organization that works closely with the Colorado Department of Education and has pumped millions of dollars into that state's schools.