KDE town hall answers Kentucky teachers’ questions about reopening

Officials from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman discussed the COVID-19 pandemic and school reopening and took questions from teachers around the state during an online Town Hall on July 23.

By |2021-06-17T15:16:56-04:00July 24, 2020|

Input sought on proposed alternate assessments waiver

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking public comment on a request to extend its waiver on the number of students who can be tested using an alternate assessment on annual statewide Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests.

By |2018-07-19T14:30:30-04:00July 19, 2018|

Board considers career/tech funding; novice reduction

Current funding for career and technical education (CTE) in Kentucky is inadequate and at critical levels. That’s the conclusion of an independent report presented to the Kentucky Board of Education at its June 3 meeting in Frankfort. Kentucky funds CTE programs in high schools, locally-operated technical centers (CTCs) and state-operated Area Technology Centers (ATCs) utilizing a combination of federal Perkins funding, state [...]

By |2015-06-05T10:16:39-04:00June 4, 2015|

USED action contrary to state, federal law

Education Commissioner Terry Holliday For readers who missed my blog last week, you may want to review the good news and bad news about No Child Left Behind (NCLB) waivers. In the blog I said, “I believe the current waiver process represents a major federal intrusion into the rights of each state to develop, implement, and manage the [...]

By |2020-01-28T10:38:12-05:00August 26, 2014|
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