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ESS (Extended School Services

ESS (Extended School Services)


ESS Statute and Regulation

704 KAR 3:390​ (ESS Regulation)​
"Extended school services" means instructional and support services provided by school districts for students who need additional time to achieve academic expectations in 703 KAR 4:060. These services shall be provided at times separate from the regular school day, regular school week, or the minimum school term unless a district’s request for a waiver meets the criteria established in Section 7 of this administrative regulation and has been approved by the Commissioner of Education.

KRS 158.070 (ESS Statute)
KRS 158.070 requires schools to provide continuing education beyond the minimum school term for students in need of extended services and requires the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations establishing criteria for the allotment of grants to local school districts to provide these services.