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During its Jan. 19 virtual meeting, members of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE)'s School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council (SCAAC) approved a motion to the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) that would adjust the recommended weights in the state’s accountability system.
The Kentucky Board of Education is accepting nominations for the 2021 Robinson Award for Diversity and Equity in Public Education.
Jason E. Glass, commissioner of education, continued soliciting feedback from Kentucky’s education community on a potential January return to in-person instruction during the Dec. 9 virtual meeting of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Parents Advisory Council.
During the Kentucky Board of Education’s Dec. 2 regular meeting, the board reviewed recommended changes to the state’s accountability system to align it with Senate Bill 158 (2020).
KDE Associate Commissioner Gretta Hylton receives this year’s Kevin M. Noland/MaryAnn Miller Award for her work with exceptional children and ensuring compliance with state and federal standards.
During a Dec. 1 special meeting, members of the Local Superintendents Advisory Council recommended that the Kentucky Board of Education not take action on the amendment to 703 KAR 5:270, Kentucky’s Accountability System, and instead continue with a second reading at its regular meeting in February.
Members of the Local Superintendents Advisory Council heard from Kentucky Department of Education staff about recommended changes to Kentucky’s accountability system.
A management audit team appointed by the Kentucky Department of Education initiated a management audit of Jefferson County Public Schools between September 21 and October 9. Based on the findings, Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass stated evidence collected during the audit establishes that neither state management nor state assistance is necessary to correct any inefficiencies and ineffectiveness within the district and that all requirements of the settlement agreement have been met.
Kentucky school districts should continue to plan to assess students in the spring, the Kentucky Department of Education's School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council was told during its Nov. 17 virtual meeting.
The Kentucky Board of Education met for a special virtual meeting Nov. 6 to discuss the impact on Kentucky’s accountability system resulting from the enaction of Senate Bill 158 (2020).