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New accountability model begins to take shape

The Kentucky Board of Education took steps to establish a new ssessment and accountability system will drive schools and districts to improve to make sure students graduate college and career ready at its December meeting.

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...

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.

Meet new board members Parrent, Wheeler

In July, Gov. Steve Beshear reappointed two members and named five new members to the Kentucky Board of Education. To give educators throughout the state the opportunity to learn more about the men and women who serve on the state board, Kentucky Teacher presents readers a series of question and answer sessions with board members. In this final installment, we introduce Jay Parrent and Mary Gwen Wheeler.

Meet new board members Jones, Twyman

Average ACT scores for Kentucky’s 2010 public high school graduates were mostly constant from those in 2009, although more students met college-ready benchmarks in mathematics and science according to the Kentucky Department of Education and the Council on Postsecondary Education.

Marcum believes board member role is always being student-centered

In July, Gov. Steve Beshear reappointed two members and named five new members to the Kentucky Board of Education.

Board selects officers, approves EMO

The newly revamped Kentucky Board of Education fleshed out the state’s assistance program for persistently low-performing schools during its meeting in August.

Beshear appoints members to State Board of Education

Gov. Steve Beshear recently reappointed two members and named five new members to the Kentucky Board of Education.

Budget tight for education, may get tighter

Despite increased per-pupil and education-reform funding, Kentucky’s new budget likely leaves teachers with fewer healthcare options, no new textbooks and possibly less salary, the State Board of Education heard at its June meeting.