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KBE approves new high school graduation requirements

The Kentucky Board of Education voted unanimously Oct. 3 to approve a proposal that will change minimum high school graduation requirements for students who will graduate in the Classes of 2023 and 2024.

KBE defines school performance levels, continues Breathitt management

The Kentucky Board of Education approved school performance levels for 2018 federal and state accountability during a special meeting in Frankfort Sept. 5.

Proposed graduation requirements offer flexibility, accountability

Does handing a diploma to a high school graduate mean that he or she is ready to succeed in the next phase of life? Under Kentucky’s current graduation requirements, the answer is no, which is why I believe now is the time for us to make significant revisions to our requirements.

Board of Education discusses new graduation requirements

High school students would have to demonstrate foundational skills in reading and mathematics and achieve academic or career readiness to graduate, among other requirements, under a proposal before the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) at its meeting in Frankfort Aug. 2.

Holding education to a higher standard

There are a few things that I consider non-negotiable when talking about education in Kentucky.

Interim commissioner lays out his priorities to Kentucky Board of Education

Interim Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis laid out his priorities to the Kentucky Board of Education at its Jan. 6 meeting, telling board members that “everything that we do ought to be aligned to improving student outcomes.”

Taking on the process of building better graduates

The Kentucky Department of Education is gathering feedback about possible changes to high school graduation requirements.

Town halls called off; public input still sought on graduation requirements

To speed the process for developing new graduation requirements,, the Kentucky Department of Education now will collect input online through an expanded survey instead of town hall meetings.

Kentucky Board of Education begins graduation requirements revamp

The Kentucky Board of Education kicked off its examination of the state’s graduation requirements at its regular meeting April 11 with a national overview of what other states are doing to ensure their high school graduates can successfully transition to careers and college.

Pruitt unveils five-point plan aimed at bolstering student achievement

At the Kentucky Board of Education meeting on Feb. 7, Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt outlined his plan for moving Kentucky education forward.