Monday, January 22, 2018
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KASC offering two January academies

The Kentucky Association of School Councils (KASC) is offering two academies for teachers and administrators focusing on closing the achievement gap and increasing student achievement in January at three locations.

KASC offering two fall academies

The Kentucky Association of School Councils (KASC) is offering two fall academies for teachers and administrators Nov. 14 and Dec. 5 at NorthEast Christian Church in Lexington.

Kentucky’s new accountability system designed to push education forward

After almost two years, more than 20 town hall meetings and thousands of public comments, Kentucky finally has a new accountability system and it is one of which we all should be proud.

Graduation rate, Advanced Placement and ACT scores rise

The percentage of Kentucky public school students graduating from high school continued to increase; more students took rigorous Advanced Placement tests and earned a qualifying score of 3 or higher; and students scored higher with a greater percentage of them meeting readiness benchmarks on the ACT, according to 2016-17 assessment data released today by the Kentucky Department of Education.

How KDE is staying busy during the summer months

As an educator, the one question I hear more than almost any other is, “Do you get the summers off?” In a word, no.

Share your thoughts on the proposed new accountability system

We're getting ready to kick off another round of Town Hall meetings across Kentucky to get your input into what you think about the state's proposed new accountability system.

KASC adds academies focusing on closing the gap

The Kentucky Association of School Councils (KASC) has added additional sessions of two professional learning opportunities for teachers and administrators in February in Bowling...

KASC regional academies focus on closing the gap

The Kentucky Association of School Councils (KASC) is offering two professional learning opportunities for teachers and administrators in February in Bowling Green and Lexington...

Work to reduce novice learners showing promise

More than 11,500 educators across the state to be trained by the end of November.

Graduation, student readiness and achievement continue to improve in final year...

The number of students graduating from high school and considered college/career-ready continues to increase, and more students are scoring at higher levels in most grades and subjects since the state launched its assessment and accountability system five years ago, according to data released by the Kentucky Department of Education.