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Board awards diplomas to former KSD students

At a special ceremony Aug. 3 on the campus of the Kentucky School for the Deaf (KSD), the Kentucky Board of Education awarded diplomas...

Board members complete comprehensive orientation

Three members of the Kentucky Board of Education, Roger Marcum, Jonathan Parrent and Mary Gwen Wheeler, recently completed three days of intensive training to...

Board delays counting Program Reviews, gets first look at weights of...

Program Reviews will not be counted as part of Kentucky’s accountability system next school year, although schools will still implement them, under a plan presented to the Kentucky Board of Education at its June 8 meeting.

Testing part of new state accountability system complete; other work remains

State end-of-course assessments for high school students will count at least 20 percent of a student’s overall course grade or school districts will have to explain why not as part of the state’s new assessment and accountability system that starts next school year.

Final schools earn TELL survey cash

Kentucky schools and educators earned cash prizes recently for their participation in the fourth and final week of the Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning...

Few education bills passed in legislature’s regular session

Six education bills pass in legislature's regular session.

Board makes assessment and accountability system easier to understand

The Kentucky Board of Education simplified how test scores will be used to calculate how well schools are doing in the new assessment and accountability system during its February meeting.

Wheeler named to NASBE study group

The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) recently announced that Mary Gwen Wheeler, a member of the Kentucky Board of Education, has...

2010: A Year in Review

There’s no question that 2010 was a busy, fruitful year. When I tally up the events and accomplishments related to P-12 education, I see...

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.