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Declaring war on Novice performance

More than 60,000 of Kentucky’s elementary and middle school students and nearly 1-in-4 of Kentucky’s high school students are in that state of academic emergency. It is an incredibly dangerous place for our children to be.

Curriculum development task force wraps up meetings

On Nov. 14, a task force of educators convened by Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis and led by the Kentucky Department of Education completed four days of meetings aimed at improving the process of developing quality curriculum for Kentucky's public schools that are directly aligned to the state’s academic standards.

Coach underscores Blue Ribbon school’s focus on novice reduction

Oak Hill Elementary School, a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School in Pulaski County, has seen success since hiring a novice reduction coach to help students who are struggling in mathematics.

How environmental education can lead to novice reduction

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education's Leigh Cocanougher explains how environmental education may be a tool to help reduce the number of students scoring Novice on statewide testing.

Erasing the stigma of incarceration

KRUSH is a weekly support group for students that are coping with family members or guardians that are or have been incarcerated.

Novice: The academic emergency room

One of THE most important initiative we’re undertaking at the Kentucky Department of Education is novice reduction.

SAC discusses novice reduction, graduation requirements

At its May 1 meeting, the Superintendents’ Advisory Council discussed ways that districts can reduce the number of novice students in their schools.

Novice reduction, one relationship at a time

The staff at a Monroe County elementary school works to make sure its struggling students don’t continue to struggle.

Commissioner Lewis defines ‘novice’ scores as academic emergency

During the Kentucky Board of Education's April 10 meeting, Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis presented a report titled “The Meaning and Significance of Novice Performance on Assessments.”

A hub of school improvement

Kentucky’s school turnaround efforts, including the Hub School program, have been lauded as one of the strongest school turnaround models in the nation.