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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.
At a special meeting in Frankfort today, the Kentucky Board of Education unanimously approved the regulation that will govern Kentucky’s new accountability system under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act and Senate Bill 1 (2017).
Kentucky schools would be rated from one to five stars under a proposed accountability system discussed at the June 7 meeting of the Kentucky Board of Education in Frankfort.