Friday, September 18, 2020
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Kentucky Board of Education grants additional COVID-19 flexibility to the Commonwealth’s...

At its Aug. 6 meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) approved two emergency regulations that will provide districts with additional flexibility as they head into the 2020-2021 school year.

Creating a different kind of normal

“I sure am looking forward to when we get back to normal!” is the refrain I hear from many educators. But I think the better question is why do we want to get back to normal?

Public comment sought on Kentucky’s federal testing waiver

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking public comment on its request for a waiver and approval from the U.S. Department of Education to bypass standardized testing for the 2019-2020 school year.

Kentucky to apply for testing waiver from U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that students impacted by school closures due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can bypass standardized testing for the 2019-2020 school year. The Kentucky Department of Education will submit a waiver by the close of business on Monday, March 23.

LSAC discusses accountability, School Report Card

The Local Superintendents Advisory Council discussed amendments to school and district report card, accountability system regulations.

KDE convenes committee to analyze assessment results, accountability system

A group of administrators, teachers, parents, higher education officials and representatives of stakeholder groups met to consider areas in which the accountability system, including the 5-star rating system introduced this year, could be improved.

School Report Card designed to drive change through knowledge

The release of accountability data is an opportunity to engage in data-informed dialogue with schools and school staff about the strengths and areas for growth for both schools and students.

New 5-star accountability system launches with mediocre 2018-2019 assessment results

After nearly four years of development following the December 2015 passage of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, Kentucky’s new 5-star accountability system for public schools is now live.

5-star accountability system to go live Oct. 1

On Tuesday, Oct. 1, educators, parents, students and education stakeholders will see for the first time how their local schools are performing under Kentucky’s new 5-star accountability system.

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.