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Assessment coordinators’ group seeks proposals for annual workshop

The Kentucky Association of Assessment Coordinators (KAAC) is accepting proposals for the 2019 Scott Trimble Assessment Workshop Oct. 28-29 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

Assessment coordinators’ annual workshop to be held in Louisville

The Kentucky Association for Assessment Coordinators will host the Scott Trimble Workshop on Instruction and Assessment on Oct. 22-23 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

2017-2018 state assessment results pre-release briefing scheduled

In preparation for the release of data from 2017-2018 state assessments and accountability determinations, the Kentucky Department of Education’s Division of Communications will hold a virtual briefing 10 a.m. ET Sept. 20 for members of the working media and school public relations staff.

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.

Pruitt unveils five-point plan aimed at bolstering student achievement

At the Kentucky Board of Education meeting on Feb. 7, Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt outlined his plan for moving Kentucky education forward.

Input sought on proposed waiver to law that limits alternate assessments

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking public comment on its request for a waiver on the number of students who can be tested using an alternate assessment on annual statewide Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress tests.

Science through-course task field test update

Kentucky science teachers tried something new this year, and there is little doubt that the through-course task component of the new Science Assessment System can make a big difference in science education across the Commonwealth.

Broadening the definition of science assessment

Kentucky’s new science assessment system will go beyond a summative test to measure students’ understanding of the standards.

Kentucky science scores flat; still lead national average

Kentucky's 4th- and 8th-graders continue to outperform their peers nationally in science, according to data from the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress, released Oct. 27 by the Kentucky Department of Education.

Workshop offered on instruction and assessment data

The Kentucky Association for Assessment Coordinators will host the Scott Trimble Workshop on Instruction and Assessment on Oct. 17-18 at the Galt House Hotel...