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Board of Education approves educator effectiveness system

At its meeting yesterday the Kentucky Board of Education unanimously approved a new statewide evaluation system for teachers and principals and received an update on a new evaluation system for superintendents.

Deadline for calendar waiver is May 1

Just a reminder to those districts who may be considering a waiver for their 2013-14 school calendar. The first step in the process is to...

Holliday asks for continued flexibility on federal education requirements

Today, Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday asked Congress to continue to allow flexibility on federal education requirements to enable states like Kentucky to move forward with reform efforts to best serve the needs of all students.

SIG waiver requested

The Kentucky Department of Education is requesting a waiver from the U.S. Department of Education from the requirement in Section 421(b) of the General...

Waiver supports ongoing efforts, including creation of teacher/principal effectiveness system

A few short weeks ago we received the news we had been waiting for – Kentucky was selected as one of the first states...

Kentucky granted NCLB flexibility request

The U.S. Department of Education (USED) announced today that Kentucky’s application for flexibility under federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act/No Child Left Behind (ESEA/NCLB) has been approved.

Annual goals added to assessment and accountability system

Conforming to the federal No Child Left Behind Act waiver has sent a ripple of changes through Kentucky’s Unbridled Learning assessment and accountability system.

Superintendents’ webcast set for Dec. 16

Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holiday will conduct the next superintendents’ webcast on Dec. 16 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. ET. The webcast will include...

Next superintendents’ webcast scheduled for Dec. 16

The next superintendents’ webcast is scheduled for Dec.16 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. (EST). The topic will be an update on the final version of...

NCLB waiver request submitted

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has submitted the state’s application for flexibility under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965, which was reauthorized in 2001 as the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act.