The National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators (NAESPA) named two Kentucky schools as National ESEA Distinguished Schools during its national conference on Feb. 1-4. The two are among 55 schools nationwide to receive the honor.
If passed, the Every Student Succeeds Act -- which is the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act -- will give a lot of accountability control back to the states.
The United States Department of Education has approved Kentucky’s request for a four-year extension of its Elementary and Secondary Education Act flexibility waiver. The state’s current waiver expires at the end of the 2014-15 school year.
Terry Holliday Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday this week urged Congress to reauthorize the law governing public education in the United States by providing for a state-led, systemic approach that supports teachers and leaders. Holliday appeared before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) at a hearing titled “Fixing No Child Left Behind: Supporting Teachers [...]