Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Tags Achievement gap

Tag: achievement gap

Holding education to a higher standard

There are a few things that I consider non-negotiable when talking about education in Kentucky.

Public charter schools: An additional tool for improving public education

Traditional public schools have been and will continue to be the primary vehicle for delivering instruction to our students, but public charter schools may provide a much-needed opportunity for a high-quality education for some of our Commonwealth's most at-risk children.

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.”

KASC offering two January academies

The Kentucky Association of School Councils (KASC) is offering two academies for teachers and administrators focusing on closing the achievement gap and increasing student achievement in January at three locations.

KASC offering two fall academies

The Kentucky Association of School Councils (KASC) is offering two fall academies for teachers and administrators Nov. 14 and Dec. 5 at NorthEast Christian Church in Lexington.

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.

KASC adds academies focusing on closing the gap

The Kentucky Association of School Councils (KASC) has added additional sessions of two professional learning opportunities for teachers and administrators in February in Bowling...

KASC regional academies focus on closing the gap

The Kentucky Association of School Councils (KASC) is offering two professional learning opportunities for teachers and administrators in February in Bowling Green and Lexington...

Work to reduce novice learners showing promise

More than 11,500 educators across the state to be trained by the end of November.

Graduation, student readiness and achievement continue to improve in final year...

The number of students graduating from high school and considered college/career-ready continues to increase, and more students are scoring at higher levels in most grades and subjects since the state launched its assessment and accountability system five years ago, according to data released by the Kentucky Department of Education.