Monday, July 24, 2017
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Tag: Every Student Succeeds Act

How KDE is staying busy during the summer months

As an educator, the one question I hear more than almost any other is, “Do you get the summers off?” In a word, no.

Kentucky Board of Education discusses accountability

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.

New accountability system nearing completion

Thousands of Kentuckians have had a say in the new system designed to make it easier for residents to see progress being made in the Commonwealth’s classrooms.

Kentucky Board of Education discusses new accountability system

At a work session on April 11, the Kentucky Board of Education took a deeper dive into the various components of a new accountability system.

Pruitt to host Town Hall Meetings on school accountability

Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt will be hosting a series of regional Town Hall Meetings across the Commonwealth to gather feedback from Kentuckians on a new accountability system that has been under development for the past year.

Kentucky Board of Education discusses new accountability system

The Kentucky Board of Education took a first look at the proposed new accountability system for Kentucky schools and districts during a work session Feb. 7 and generally liked what it saw.

KDE pays 2016-17 AP test fees for qualifying students

In an effort to increase students’ opportunity to take Advanced Placement exams, the Kentucky Department of Education will underwrite the cost of the tests in the 2016-17 school year for students who qualify for free and reduced-price lunch.

Kentucky Board of Education approves charter school principles

At its meeting in Frankfort Dec. 7, the Kentucky Board of Education approved a framework for charter schools, should the General Assembly consider public charter school legislation in the upcoming session.

New funding sources available for the arts

Within the Every Student Succeeds Act, terminology such as “well-rounded” is utilized to describe the expectations for a child’s educational needs. With both the arts and music being a part of this definition, new sources of funding have become available to support these content areas.

Nov. 7 deadline for feedback on proposed federal school funding regulation

The U.S. Department of Education is seeking public comment on the proposed regulation to implement the requirement in Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, revised as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), that federal funds must supplement, and may not supplant, state and local funds.