Saturday, June 24, 2017

English 2 and Algebra 2 teachers sought to help develop EOC field tests

The kick off for developing new End of Course Assessments for English 2 and Algebra 2 – which will be field tested in the spring of 2018 – will take place in July.
Kids line up at the Village Branch of the Lexington Public Library for a free meal provided through the Summer Food Service Program. The program offers more than 2,000 school and community sponsored feeding sites across Kentucky this summer for children 18 and under. Photo by Mike Marsee, June 15, 2017

Kentucky Summer Food Service Program kicks off with recognition

The Kentucky Summer Food Service Program is once again making sure students’ stomachs are full even when classrooms are empty.

Pruitt named to new Kentucky Work Matters Task Force

Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt has been named to the new Kentucky Work Matters Task Force.

Review of health and physical education standards begins

The Kentucky Department of Education has begun the review and revision process for current academic standards in health education and physical education.
Kentucky Department of Education Associate Commissioner Rhonda Sims, right, and Brian Gong, facilitator of the Accountability Steering Committee, present the proposed new accountability system to the Kentucky Board of Education during their June meeting. Photo by Bobby Ellis, June 7, 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.

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 makes appointments to Charter School Advisory Council

Gov. Matt Bevin made the following appointments to the Charter Schools Advisory Council.

Gov. Bevin makes appointments to Education Professional Standards Board

Gov. Matt Bevin has made appointments to the Education Professional Standards Board.

Gov. Bevin makes appointments to School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council

Gov. Matt Bevin made appointments to the School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council.

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.