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Public comment sought on Kentucky’s proposed alternate assessment participation waiver

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking public comment on a request to the U.S. Department of Education (USED) to extend the waiver related to the number of students participating in the alternate assessment aligned with alternate academic achievement standards (AA-AAAS).

Kentucky Summative Assessment, Advancing Education Project discussed at SCAAC meeting

The final administration of the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) assessment came last spring, members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s School Curriculum Assessment and Accountability Council were told during their July 20 meeting.

Kentucky meets requirements for annual determinations on implementation of Part B...

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) released annual state determinations on implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for Part B (ages 3-21) for fiscal year 2019.

Public comment sought on Kentucky’s ARP ESSER state plan

The Kentucky Department of Education is accepting public comments on the state’s American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief plan.

Two Kentucky high school students named 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars

Two Kentucky high school students have been named 2021. U.S. Presidential Scholars, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona announced May 13.

Partnerships help Fayette County high school achieve Green Ribbon status

Bryan Station High School (Fayette County) is among 27 schools, three early learning centers, five districts and five postsecondary institutions being honored for their innovative efforts to reduce their environmental impact and utility costs, improve health and wellness, and ensure effective sustainability education.

Kentucky gets waiver of federal accountability requirements for 2020-2021 school year

The U.S. Department of Education (USED) has granted Kentucky a waiver of some accountability, school identification and reporting requirements in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) for the 2020-2021 school year.

Kentucky teachers discuss KDE’s equity work, hear assessment and accountability updates

During a March 23 virtual meeting, members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Teachers Advisory Council met with department leadership to examine KDE’s ongoing equity initiatives.

Kentucky’s SCAAC receives updates on state assessments and accountability

Members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council received assessment and accountability updates from department leadership during a March 16 virtual meeting.

KDE Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council discusses post-pandemic learning, state assessments

Members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) agreed in a Feb. 23 virtual meeting that the effect of the pandemic will not easily be remedied by standard educational practices.