Monday, April 23, 2018
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Tag: ESSA

A look at what’s new in assessments

The biggest change in assessments given to Kentucky students in the 2017-18 school year is the field-testing of end-of-course exams in three high school courses.

Kentucky’s accountability plan moving through review process

Kentucky’s plan for implementing the federal Every Student Succeeds Act has taken a step forward in the process toward approval.

Kentucky submits consolidated state plan under ESSA

After more than a year-and-a-half of extensive outreach and engagement efforts, the Kentucky Department of Education has submitted its Consolidated State Plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act to the United States Department of Education.

Kentucky Board of Education unanimously approves accountability system, discusses charters

At a special meeting in Frankfort today, the Kentucky Board of Education unanimously approved the regulation that will govern Kentucky’s new accountability system under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act and Senate Bill 1 (2017).

Kentucky Board of Education discusses accountability

Kentucky schools would be rated from one to five stars under a proposed accountability system discussed at the June 7 meeting of the Kentucky Board of Education in Frankfort.

New accountability system nearing completion

Thousands of Kentuckians have had a say in the new system designed to make it easier for residents to see progress being made in the Commonwealth’s classrooms.

Kentucky Board of Education discusses new accountability system

At a work session on April 11, the Kentucky Board of Education took a deeper dive into the various components of a new accountability system.

Kentucky Board of Education discusses new accountability system

The Kentucky Board of Education took a first look at the proposed new accountability system for Kentucky schools and districts during a work session Feb. 7 and generally liked what it saw.

KDE pays 2016-17 AP test fees for qualifying students

In an effort to increase students’ opportunity to take Advanced Placement exams, the Kentucky Department of Education will underwrite the cost of the tests in the 2016-17 school year for students who qualify for free and reduced-price lunch.

Kentucky Board of Education approves charter school principles

At its meeting in Frankfort Dec. 7, the Kentucky Board of Education approved a framework for charter schools, should the General Assembly consider public charter school legislation in the upcoming session.