(FRANKFORT, KY) – The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) School Curriculum Assessment and Accountability Council (SCAAC) examined remote learning, adaptations to the Early Graduation Program (EGP), new systems for assessment and the Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS) during its July 19 meeting. […]
In the fall of 2021, I was asked to join Logan County’s Local Laboratory of Learning (L3). At the time, I didn’t really understand what that meant. I knew I would be attending some Zoom meetings, but I had no idea how deep this work would run or how important it really is.
This is the first in a series of columns highlighting the work being done across Kentucky by members of Local Laboratories of Learning (L3s). The L3s are part of the Kentucky Department of Education’s United We Learn Initiative, which is how Kentucky educators, families and community leaders will use innovation and meaningful student experience to prepare students for the future.
Shelby County’s Local Laboratory of Learning met on Dec. 2 at Southside Elementary School to begin thinking about what accountability and assessment could look like for Shelby County students.
The Kentucky Department of Education released a new guidance document on April 5 that provides details on the Supplemental School Year Program.
LSAC approves amendments, further guidance coming on disciplinary removal for special education students
The Kentucky Department of Education is moving ahead with aligning special education regulations with federal law, as well as clarifying special education regulations for districts.
During a March 23 virtual meeting, members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Teachers Advisory Council met with department leadership to examine KDE’s ongoing equity initiatives.
Members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) agreed in a Feb. 23 virtual meeting that the effect of the pandemic will not easily be remedied by standard educational practices.
The U.S. Department of Education will require states to administer a statewide assessment for the 2020-2021 school year, the agency announced on Feb. 22.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released two new COVID-19 guidance documents Feb. 15 to assist districts in preparing to administer spring state testing.