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It was my great pleasure to participate in the 2012 Kentucky Teacher of the Year announcement two weeks ago. As I told those who gathered...
Kentucky's assessment and accountability system is finalized.
Recent issues in Atlanta, Pennsylvania and other areas have raised the profile on cheating on tests. The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is taking...
Program Reviews will not be counted as part of Kentucky’s accountability system next school year, although schools will still implement them, under a plan presented to the Kentucky Board of Education at its June 8 meeting.
State end-of-course assessments for high school students will count at least 20 percent of a student’s overall course grade or school districts will have to explain why not as part of the state’s new assessment and accountability system that starts next school year.
The Kentucky Board of Education simplified how test scores will be used to calculate how well schools are doing in the new assessment and accountability system during its February meeting.
The state's proposed new accountability system would encompass more than how students perform on tests, according to a proposal presented to the Kentucky Board of Education. The proposed model incorporates all aspects of school and district work and includes measures of principal and teacher effectiveness and school and district support.