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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.

Strategic planning sets course

By Matthew Tungate 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.