Kentucky to apply for testing waiver from U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that students impacted by school closures due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can bypass standardized testing for the 2019-2020 school year. The Kentucky Department of Education will submit a waiver by the close of business on Monday, March 23.

By |2020-03-20T17:47:58-04:00March 20, 2020|

Input sought on application for federal waiver extension

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on its request for a one-year extension of a federal waiver granting the state flexibility under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965 – reauthorized in 2001 as the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. The waiver, first granted in 2012, allows the state flexibility in determining Adequate Yearly Progress, [...]

By |2014-04-24T11:11:55-04:00April 24, 2014|
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