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During its Jan. 19 virtual meeting, members of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE)'s School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council (SCAAC) approved a motion to the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) that would adjust the recommended weights in the state’s accountability system.
The Kentucky Board of Education met for a special virtual meeting Nov. 6 to discuss the impact on Kentucky’s accountability system resulting from the enaction of Senate Bill 158 (2020).
The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) adopted a final order on Oct. 7 that settles a long-running dispute between the Pineville Independent and Bell County school districts.
Kentucky's Consolidated State Plan to implement the requirements under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), has been revised.
The Kentucky Department of Education is helping schools meet the evidence-based requirements in the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which was passed by Congress in 2015 to replace the No Child Left Behind Act, state education agencies are required to submit a plan detailing the implementation of the law and how federal education dollars will be spent.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has approved Kentucky’s Consolidated State Plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act. The plan outlines how the state will implement federal title programs, hold schools accountable, ensure equity and promote success for every Kentucky student.
Kentucky’s plan for implementing the federal Every Student Succeeds Act has taken a step forward in the process toward approval.
After more than a year-and-a-half of extensive outreach and engagement efforts, the Kentucky Department of Education has submitted its Consolidated State Plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act to the United States Department of Education.