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Nominate assessment coordinators for annual awards

Nominations are open for the Kentucky Association for Assessment Coordinators’ (KAAC) annual Building Assessment Coordinator (BAC) and District Assessment Coordinators (DAC) of the year awards.

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.

KASC offering multi-session workshop

The Kentucky Association of School Councils is offering a workshop featuring multiple sessions with original ideas for teaching and learning Feb. 15 at NorthEast Christian Church in Lexington.

KSTA annual conference scheduled for Nov. 9-11

Learn more about Kentucky’s new science standards and assessment system at the 2017 Kentucky Science Teachers Association conference, scheduled for November 9-11 at the Lexington Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Hotel.

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.

Registration open for Kentucky science teachers’ conference

Registration is open for the Kentucky Science Teachers Association’s (KSTA) Annual Conference & Professional Learning, which will be Nov. 10-12 at the Lexington Convention...