Thursday, July 19, 2018
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Interim commissioner lays out his priorities to Kentucky Board of Education

Interim Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis laid out his priorities to the Kentucky Board of Education at its Jan. 6 meeting, telling board members that “everything that we do ought to be aligned to improving student outcomes.”

Let’s TALK conference to be held in Elizabethtown

Registration is open for the Let’s TALK: Conversations About Effective Teaching conference June 18-19 at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

A look at what’s new in assessments

The biggest change in assessments given to Kentucky students in the 2017-18 school year is the field-testing of end-of-course exams in three high school courses.

KASC offering multi-session workshop

The Kentucky Association of School Councils is offering a workshop featuring multiple sessions with original ideas for teaching and learning Feb. 15 at NorthEast Christian Church in Lexington.

Board moves accountability, charter regulations forward

At a special meeting in Frankfort Dec. 5, the Kentucky Board of Education approved statements of consideration for regulations that would govern Kentucky’s accountability system and several aspects of charter schools.

Keeping students in their seats

Chronic absenteeism has a place in Kentucky’s new accountability system, as well as a definition that has been written into a regulation.

Equity a driving force behind course code changes

The Kentucky Department of Education has been working to streamline its lists of course codes and to link specific standards to them.

Graduation rate, Advanced Placement and ACT scores rise

The percentage of Kentucky public school students graduating from high school continued to increase; more students took rigorous Advanced Placement tests and earned a qualifying score of 3 or higher; and students scored higher with a greater percentage of them meeting readiness benchmarks on the ACT, according to 2016-17 assessment data released today by the Kentucky Department of Education.

Public comment sought on Every Student Succeeds Act plan

Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt is encouraging all Kentuckians to read and offer feedback on the draft Consolidated State Plan Under the Every Student Succeeds Act that lays out a blueprint for public education in Kentucky.

Kentucky Board of Education discusses 2018-20 biennial budget

According to Kentucky Department of Education staff, additional money will be needed to implement Senate Bill 1 (2017).