Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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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.

Move toward new accountability system gathering momentum

A steering committee and a former KDE associate commissioner are leading the effort to develop a new system.

Getting ready for opening day

We’re quickly reaching the opening day on another school year and I feel just as much excitement now as I did back in my classroom. But this isn’t just another year. We have the chance to create something great in Kentucky.

Summit showcases Kentucky’s thriving arts scene

People attending the first Kentucky Arts Summit in June heard one message loud and clear – the arts are alive and well in Kentucky.

Commissioner asks for feedback on ESSA draft regulations

Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt is asking educators and other education shareholders to send feedback to the U.S. Department of Education (USED) on proposed...