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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.

Eleven alternative programs recognized for exemplary work

In an effort to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve students with a variety of learning needs, the Kentucky Department of Education has named 11 Alternative Programs of Distinction.

Gov. Bevin designates four advisers to Kentucky Board of Education

Gov. Matt Bevin designated four nonvoting, nonmember advisers to the Kentucky Board of Education per his executive order signed June 2.

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 updated on new laws

At its regularly scheduled April meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education received an update on new education laws passed by the 2017 General Assembly. House Bill 520 allows non-religious public charter schools for the first time in Kentucky. Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt said work has already started at the Kentucky Department of Education to prepare for the establishment of charters.

Two organizations receive Robinson Award

At its April 12 meeting in Frankfort, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the Dr. Samuel Robinson Award to co-winners – Kentucky Educational Television and the YMCA of Central Kentucky.

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.

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.

Kentucky cited as a national leader in school turnaround

At the Feb. 8 Kentucky Board of Education meeting in Frankfort, board members learned that Kentucky’s efforts to turn around low-performing schools are among the most effective in the nation.

Districts of Distinction recognized

The Kentucky Board of Education and the Kentucky Department of Education recognized 16 school districts as Districts of Distinction at the board’s Feb. 8 meeting.