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Putting aside micromanagement for the sake of students

Earlier this month, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) held the second annual Superintendent Summit; almost all 173 school districts were represented either by...

The good news and bad news on NCLB waivers

First, the good news: Last week the U.S. Department of Education (USED) notified us that it had approved Kentucky's application for a one-year extension...

Guidance for districts on communicating about student data privacy

The U.S. Department of Education has new guidance for schools and districts on how to keep parents and students better informed about what student data...

Closing the opportunity gap

Equal educational opportunity for all -- it was the basis of the lawsuit that triggered the Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990 and remains...

Consortia assessments – yours, mine or ours?

As states moved to implement new, more rigorous college/career-readiness standards in English/language arts and mathematics, they faced a challenge: how would they assess student...

Connected Superintendents’ Summit seeks nominations

On Tuesday, Oct. 7 Secretary Duncan and the U.S. Department of Education will welcome a selected group of the nation's 14,000+ superintendents to Washington, D.C.,...

Comments sought on Turnaround School Leaders Program grant

In order to address the need for leaders who are prepared to lead effectively in the Cohort 3 Priority Schools and improve outcomes for...

Disparity in school discipline

Reggie was on the school playground acting out a game of cops and robbers when it happened. He pointed his index finger, thumb up,...

Public school civil rights data available

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently released the first comprehensive look at civil rights data from every public school...

Two Kentucky high schools benefitting from partnership

Knox Central (Knox County) and Leslie County high schools will soon be benefiting from an innovative partnership that hopes to improve the nation's persistently underachieving schools.