Monday, December 17, 2018

Math committee to resubmit grad requirements recommendations

Members of the Committee for Mathematics Achievement discussed their recommendations for modifications to proposed graduation requirements.

Commissioner Lewis announces structural reorganization of KDE

In a message to Kentucky Department of Education staff Nov. 6, Commissioner Wayne Lewis announced a structural reorganization which is retroactively effective as of Nov. 1.

STLP regional events highlight student tech skills

Over the next several weeks, more than 7,400 Kentucky students will demonstrate their innovative ideas and technological savvy at regional events as part of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Student Technology Leadership Program.

KDE seeking feedback on proposed ELA and math assessment blueprints

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on the proposed English language arts and mathematics assessment blueprints.

Public hearing on proposed graduation requirements set for Nov. 29

The Kentucky Department of Education will be accepting comments on proposed changes to the state’s high school graduation requirements through Friday, Nov. 30.

Work group will discuss one aspect of new transition readiness measures

Members of the Superintendents’ Advisory Council raised concerns about an option for students to verify exceptional work experience.

Commissioner hosts talks with educator preparation programs

Beginning this week, Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis will begin hosting meetings across the state to listen to feedback and recommendations on ways the Kentucky Department of Education and educator preparation programs can work together to strengthen educator preparation.

Work group to consider changes to growth indicator in accountability system

Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis has called for the creation of a group of key stakeholders from across the Commonwealth to review the state’s current growth calculation methodology and make recommendations for how to improve it before the release of school accountability data next fall.
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KDE launches new professional learning website

The Kentucky Department of Education has launched a new Professional Learning Bulletin Board website, which gives educators information regarding professional development providers and programs.

Kentucky graduates see slight increase on ACT

The percentage of Kentucky public high school graduates meeting the state’s college readiness benchmarks on the ACT college-entrance exam in English, mathematics and reading saw an incremental increase, according to data released Oct. 17 by ACT.