testing and accountability

‘Keep the focus on students …’

In the changing world of assessments and accountability, Rhonda Sims says there’s one thing teachers need to keep in mind.

By |2015-12-18T10:20:34-05:00September 22, 2015|

Beshear adds members to 2 education councils

Gov. Steve Beshear has made appointments to two education-related boards. The governor appointed nine new members to the School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council (SCAAC). The 17-member council advises the Kentucky Board of Education on the design of the testing and accountability system. ​The new members are: Shannon Treece, of New Castle, is principal at Eminence Middle and High School. She [...]

By |2014-08-20T16:06:45-04:00August 20, 2014|

Gov. Beshear seeks flexibility for No Child Left Behind Act

Governor, Education Commissioner want Kentucky’s accountability model to be the standard Calling state authority and autonomy critical components of education improvement, Gov. Steve Beshear and Education Commissioner Terry Holliday today called on the U.S. Department of Education for flexibility in public school accountability under the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. The Governor sent a letter to U.S. Secretary [...]

By |2011-06-20T15:40:07-04:00June 20, 2011|
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