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In the 2019 State of Education address Dec. 3, Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis issued a call to action to the state’s education community and encouraged education leaders, educators, policymakers and families to work together to ensure each and every student is well-prepared for life and the opportunities of the 21st century economy.
A group of administrators, teachers, parents, higher education officials and representatives of stakeholder groups met to consider areas in which the accountability system, including the 5-star rating system introduced this year, could be improved.
A panel convened by the Kentucky Department of Education has made recommendations as to how schools and districts will be classified in Kentucky’s new school accountability system.
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.
At the Kentucky Board of Education meeting on Feb. 7, Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt outlined his plan for moving Kentucky education forward.
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.