Thursday, September 19, 2019
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Public feedback sought on new minimum high school graduation requirements

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking public feedback on the state’s new minimum high school graduation requirements.
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SREB offers look at six state CTE systems

A report from the Southern Regional Education Board to the Kentucky Career and Technical Education Task Force emphasized the importance of knowing what Kentucky’s workforce should look like in 10 to 15 years.
Ben Shirley, a senior at Kentucky School for the Deaf, talks to directors of special education at a conference held by the Kentucky Department of Education.

Strengthening special education through teamwork

A conference for directors of special education was designed to strengthen their partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education.
Brian Gong of the Center for Assessment leads a discussion with a panel of educators and other stakeholders whose recommendations were used to define the parameters of Kentucky’s new 5-star accountability system. Photo by Mike Marsee, Sept. 5, 2019

Commissioner accepts recommendation that will define 5-star rating system

A panel convened by the Kentucky Department of Education has made recommendations as to how schools and districts will be classified in Kentucky’s new school accountability system.
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Kentucky receives C- grade on state’s education system from Ed Week

The Education Week Research Center released nationwide results from the third and final installment of the "Quality Counts 2019" report card today, rating Kentucky a C-, just below the national average of C.
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Standard setting meetings continue Sept. 4 and 5 for Kentucky’s 5-star accountability system

A group of education stakeholders and policymakers will gather in Frankfort on Sept. 4 and 5 to continue the standard setting process that will help determine Kentucky’s new 5-star accountability system.
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Horseman makes recommendations to CTE legislative task force

During the third meeting of the Kentucky Career and Technical Education Task Force Aug. 21, Kentucky Department of Education Associate Commissioner David Horseman offered a recommendation for a phased approach to funding and governance alternatives for a new unified CTE system in the Commonwealth.
Chris Domaleski of the Center for Assessment leads a discussion with a panel of educators and other stakeholders who are working to define the parameters of Kentucky’s new 5-star accountability system.

Panel begins constructing 5-star rating system

A panel convened by the Kentucky Department of Education began working on recommendations that will determine how schools will be classified for the 2018-2019 school year and beyond.
Education stakeholders met in Frankfort Aug. 23 to start a standard setting process that will help determine Kentucky’s new 5-star accountability system.

Standard setting meetings to continue Sept. 4 and 5 for Kentucky’s 5-star accountability system

A group of education stakeholders and policymakers met Aug. 23 to start a standard setting process that will help determine Kentucky’s new 5-star accountability system.
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KDE seeking feedback on draft state performance goals for Perkins V

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on draft state performance goals proposed by the Perkins V Steering Committee for the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.