We have some big changes coming up in education over the next year and I want to take some time to share how it will be impacting your family and your school.
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 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).
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 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.
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.
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.
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.