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KDE releases assessment and accountability FAQ guidance

The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Office of Assessment and Accountability (OAA), in conjunction with the Office of Career and Technical Education (OCTE), released a new frequently asked questions (FAQ) guidance document on March 29.

SCAAC recommends changes to proposed weights in Kentucky’s accountability system

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. 

Kentucky Board of Education discusses amendment to accountability system, developing new...

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).

State board of education votes to settle student funding dispute

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.

Revisions to Kentucky’s ESSA plan available for public comment

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.

Elevating Evidence is ‘really just what good educators do’

The Kentucky Department of Education is helping schools meet the evidence-based requirements in the Every Student Succeeds Act.

Revisions to Kentucky’s ESSA plan available for public comment

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.

Kentucky’s Every Student Succeeds Act plan is approved

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.

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.

Kentucky’s accountability plan moving through review process

Kentucky’s plan for implementing the federal Every Student Succeeds Act has taken a step forward in the process toward approval.