The Unbridled Learning accountability model is organized around the Kentucky Board of Education’s four strategic priorities: Next-Generation Learners, Next-Generation Instructional Programs and Support, Next-Generation Professionals and Next-Generation Schools/ Districts. The recent first release of data from the Unbridled Learning model included only the Next-Generation Learners component (Achievement [Proficiency], Gap, Growth, Readiness for College/Career and Graduation Rate). In the fall of [...]
Schools will have an annual goal and a five-year target for proficiency under Kentucky’s proposed accountability model.
Conforming to the federal No Child Left Behind Act waiver has sent a ripple of changes through Kentucky’s Unbridled Learning assessment and accountability system.
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 [...]