Kentucky selects end-of-course vendor

Kentucky has selected ACT, Inc. as its vendor for end-of-course (EOC) examinations for the state’s public high school students. The contract period is from May 9, 2011, to June 30, 2012, and is for a total of $5,486,700. Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), enacted in the 2009 Kentucky General Assembly, requires a new public school assessment program beginning in the [...]

By |2019-01-08T10:55:11-05:00May 12, 2011|

Strategic planning sets course

By Matthew Tungate matthew.tungate@education.ky.gov The Kentucky Board of Education gave final approval to its strategic plan that will guide the board’s work and that of the department. Commissioner Terry Holliday used a PowerPoint presentation to walk the board through goals and measures for each of the board’s four strategic priorities (next-generation learners, professionals, support systems and school/districts). […]

By |2020-09-21T09:05:41-04:00November 2, 2010|

Proposed CATS replacement unveiled

The state's proposed new accountability system would encompass more than how students perform on tests, according to a proposal presented to the Kentucky Board of Education.  The proposed model incorporates all aspects of school and district work and includes measures of principal and teacher effectiveness and school and district support.

By |2018-08-16T11:40:31-04:00November 2, 2010|
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