Several common themes and patterns about what changes need to be made in Kentucky’s public education system emerged during the most recent meeting of the Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education (KCAE). Many coalition members agreed that more Kentucky students will thrive if state assessments look at more than a simple snapshot of a child.
This is the second of a six-part series detailing the work and achievements of the Kentucky Department of Education during the past year.
By Matthew Tungate firstname.lastname@example.org The Kentucky Board of Education gave final approval to its strategic plan that will guide the board’s work and that of the department. Commissioner Terry Holliday used a PowerPoint presentation to walk the board through goals and measures for each of the board’s four strategic priorities (next-generation learners, professionals, support systems and school/districts). […]
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.