Achievement remains flat, gaps persist in Kentucky schools

The Kentucky Department of Education released 2017-2018 student assessment results, and also identified the state’s lowest performing schools as well as those struggling to meet the needs of specific groups of students.

By |2018-09-26T09:23:52-04:00September 26, 2018|

Input sought on proposed alternate assessments waiver

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking public comment on a request to extend its waiver on the number of students who can be tested using an alternate assessment on annual statewide Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests.

By |2018-07-19T14:30:30-04:00July 19, 2018|

Choosing to be great

To keep Kentucky moving forward, we need to be thoughtful, we need to be strategic and we need to be informed while charting the course ahead. Greatness is a decision.

By |2020-01-28T10:07:10-05:00November 8, 2016|

Kentucky Board of Education agrees to study public charters

During its meeting in Frankfort Oct. 5, the Kentucky Board of Education agreed to study the concept of public charter schools in Kentucky. Currently 43 states have legislation that allows charter schools. Kentucky does not.

By |2016-10-06T08:23:17-04:00October 6, 2016|

Graduation, student readiness and achievement continue to improve in final year of Unbridled Learning accountability

The number of students graduating from high school and considered college/career-ready continues to increase, and more students are scoring at higher levels in most grades and subjects since the state launched its assessment and accountability system five years ago, according to data released by the Kentucky Department of Education.

By |2019-03-22T15:28:22-04:00September 29, 2016|

‘Keep the focus on students …’

In the changing world of assessments and accountability, Rhonda Sims says there’s one thing teachers need to keep in mind.

By |2015-12-18T10:20:34-05:00September 22, 2015|
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