Thursday, July 19, 2018
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Equity means doing what is right for each and every student

When most educators hear the word “equity,” they usually think of issues related to race or of someone relinquishing some rights, services, power or privileges so that members of under-served groups can benefit. Equity is so much more than either of those notions, and the truth is that everyone wants equity.

Board backs action to fully fund teacher pension system

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) passed a resolution Wednesday encouraging the Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System (KTRS) to work with the governor and General...

Video can help teachers close achievement gaps

Kentucky teachers, like those in most other American classrooms, face the challenge of closing achievement gaps. As difficult as this can be, there are strategies...

Register for Continuous Improvement Summit

Registration for the 2nd annual Kentucky Continuous Improvement Summit: “Focusing on Best Practice to Close the Achievement Gap” that will be held Sept. 22-24...

Corbin Independent educator participates in U.S. Senate briefing

Corbin Independent School District educator Karen West participated in a briefing for the United States Senate in Washington, D.C., on May 22.  She was...

Federal waiver driving new accountability system

Schools will have an annual goal and a five-year target for proficiency under Kentucky’s proposed accountability model.

Achievement gap guidelines published

The Commissioner's Raising Achievement/Closing Gaps Council (CRACGC) has released a new document that is designed to help parents and community members become engaged in...

42.6 percent of schools meet NCLB goals

The Kentucky Department of Education today released data related to schools’ and districts’ status under the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act; results...

Great by 8 statewide summit June 21-22

Great by 8, a statewide initiative to educate and engage local communities to improve economic growth through advocacy for early education, is hosting a...

Council makes recommendations to close achievement gaps

The Commissioner’s Raising Achievement/Closing Gaps Council (CRACGC) has issued a set of recommendations and strategies to help close achievement gaps between all groups of...