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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.
The Kentucky Board of Education voted to approve changes to the state’s accountability system recommended by the Kentucky Department of Education during its Feb. 3 regular meeting.
The Kentucky Department of Education’s School Counselor Advisory Council met virtually Jan. 28 and was asked to continue planning to administer state assessments, though department staff still are monitoring the situation at the federal level.
During the Kentucky Board of Education’s Dec. 2 regular meeting, the board reviewed recommended changes to the state’s accountability system to align it with Senate Bill 158 (2020).
Kentucky school districts should continue to plan to assess students in the spring, the Kentucky Department of Education's School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council was told during its Nov. 17 virtual meeting.
The Standards and Assessment Process Review Committee ruled in a July 8 virtual meeting that the alignment process of assessment blueprints for reading and writing, mathematics and social studies was sufficient.
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.