Waiver supports ongoing efforts, including creation of teacher/principal effectiveness system

A few short weeks ago we received the news we had been waiting for – Kentucky was selected as one of the first states granted flexibility under No Child Left Behind (NCLB). Education Commissioner Terry Holliday Since the White House announced the waiver process in September, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) team and its partners have worked [...]

By |2020-09-24T12:05:46-04:00March 6, 2012|

Kentucky granted NCLB flexibility request

The U.S. Department of Education (USED) announced today that Kentucky’s application for flexibility under federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act/No Child Left Behind (ESEA/NCLB) has been approved.

By |2019-02-12T15:50:12-05:00February 9, 2012|

FY 2013 Declaration of Participation Report due

District administrators need to turn in their Declaration of Participation Report no later than April 1 in accordance with the No Child Left Behind Act of 200. This report is used to identify the number of students enrolled in area private non-profit and home schools. Federal programs participating in the Declaration of Participation are Title IIA -Teacher Quality and IDEA-B [...]

By |2012-02-06T12:48:23-05:00February 9, 2012|

NCLB waiver request submitted

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has submitted the state’s application for flexibility under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965, which was reauthorized in 2001 as the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act.

By |2019-02-20T15:29:37-05:00November 15, 2011|

Waiver will provide accurate, reliable picture of school progress

It was my great pleasure to participate in the 2012 Kentucky Teacher of the Year announcement two weeks ago.  Education Commissioner Terry Holliday As I told those who gathered for the ceremony at the Capitol Rotunda, the handing out of the award is my favorite day of the year. I am proud and grateful for the hard work [...]

By |2020-08-25T15:40:13-04:00November 1, 2011|

42.6 percent of schools meet NCLB goals

The Kentucky Department of Education today released data related to schools’ and districts’ status under the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act; results of the Kentucky Core Content Tests (KCCT); college/career-readiness data and information about achievement gaps.

By |2019-06-14T13:59:31-04:00September 27, 2011|

Holliday shares stage with President Obama

Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday joined President Barack Obama and U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan in Washington, D.C., today for an announcement about flexibility under the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law. During the event, the president outlined how states can get relief from provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act – NCLB – in exchange for serious [...]

By |2011-09-27T08:49:35-04:00September 23, 2011|

USED responds to Kentucky’s call for NCLB flexibility

Kentucky, along with other states, has called for greater flexibility in implementing the requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, and the U.S. Department of Education (USED) has responded. USED announced recently that President Barack Obama has approved the development of a waiver request process to enable states to ask for flexibility in implementing the requirements of [...]

By |2020-10-14T10:13:20-04:00August 11, 2011|

Transitional graduation rate formula provides in-depth data

In its transition to a public school graduation rate formula that is mandated by the U.S. Department of Education (USED), Kentucky is reporting Averaged Freshman Graduation Rates (AFGR) for the first time this year. The state will use the AFGR for the next three years to provide public high school data that will be used for federal No Child Left [...]

By |2020-10-13T15:16:08-04:00August 4, 2011|
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