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Town halls called off; public input still sought on graduation requirements

To speed the process for developing new graduation requirements,, the Kentucky Department of Education now will collect input online through an expanded survey instead of town hall meetings.

Kentucky Board of Education begins graduation requirements revamp

The Kentucky Board of Education kicked off its examination of the state’s graduation requirements at its regular meeting April 11 with a national overview of what other states are doing to ensure their high school graduates can successfully transition to careers and college.

It’s time to revisit graduation requirements

It’s been eight years since any significant changes have been made to Kentucky’s graduation requirements. Eight years is a long time in our economy.

Student input vital in education

One of the curious things in education is while we tend to seek input from educators, parents and community members when making policy decisions, we don’t always seek input from those who are affected most by those decisions – the students.

Kentucky’s new accountability system designed to push education forward

After almost two years, more than 20 town hall meetings and thousands of public comments, Kentucky finally has a new accountability system and it is one of which we all should be proud.

Pruitt to host Town Hall Meetings on school accountability

Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt will be hosting a series of regional Town Hall Meetings across the Commonwealth to gather feedback from Kentuckians on a new accountability system that has been under development for the past year.

Share your thoughts on the proposed new accountability system

We're getting ready to kick off another round of Town Hall meetings across Kentucky to get your input into what you think about the state's proposed new accountability system.

Virtual Town Hall meeting on education scheduled for June 7

Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt will host a virtual Town Hall Meeting at 6:30 p.m. ET Tuesday, June 7, to gather feedback from Kentuckians on how they define school success.

A successful first step toward a better system

Commissioner Stephen Pruitt said he was encouraged by the level of interest in the state’s new accountability system at the recent Education Town Hall Meetings, and teachers will be involved in every step of the system’s development.

Challenging ourselves to move beyond our comfort zones

To really serve our students, we must create a culture that not only allows, but also encourages all teachers to move outside the four walls of their classrooms and sometimes, their individual comfort zone.