The Local Superintendents Advisory Council (LSAC) approved a draft regulation during its meeting on Nov. 23 to limit the use of corporal punishment in schools. The draft regulation will go before the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) at its meeting on Dec. 1 for approval.
An audit of Kentucky school Program Reviews showed that the audited schools overscored their programs in K-3, writing, practical living/career studies, and arts and humanities, the Kentucky Board of Education learned at its meeting today. Earlier this year, in response to Senate Bill 1 (2009), Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) staff designed and implemented an audit process for Program Reviews at eight schools [...]
Ten alternative education programs have been selected as Best Practice Sites in an effort designed to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve at-risk students. The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) began the project in 2009 to highlight exemplary practices in A5 and A6 programs in public school districts. A5 programs are school district-operated and -housed instructional programs [...]