Kentucky educators from across the state met at the Lexington Embassy Suites on July 17-19 to provide recommendations for cut scores for each of the performance levels for the new science assessments at grades 4 and 7.
Through-course tasks being implemented as part of Kentucky’s new science assessment system are helping both students and teachers.
The Kentucky Department of Education will host two work sessions related to the through-course task (TCT) component of its new science assessment system. The Field Test Student Work Review/Task Update work session will be offered June 6-7 at the 300 Building in Frankfort. This session will include analysis and annotation of student work copies, as well as modifications to the [...]
Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt says when it comes to education, we have to put politics aside, take ownership for our responsibility as education shareholders and simply make the best decisions for students and their future success.
In order to provide common messaging related to the Science Assessment System, KDE has scheduled orientation sessions across the Commonwealth. Each of the sessions is comprised of a half day orientation for administrators and a full day of learning for teachers.
Each of the science assessment system's three components is essential to advancing teaching and learning, and each provides necessary information for particular users and purposes.