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The first Inside TRACK to Youth Apprenticeships summit brought in several speakers, including Scott Stump, an assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education, who gave high praise to Kentucky’s TRACK Youth Apprenticeship program.
At its Oct. 3 meeting in London, the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) voted to approve the evaluation of Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis, saying he is effective in his role as commissioner.
Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis kicked off the Oct. 3 meeting of the Kentucky Board of Education by addressing myths about the state’s new 5-star accountability system that launched on Oct. 1. The video of the commissioner's report is now online.
The release of accountability data is an opportunity to engage in data-informed dialogue with schools and school staff about the strengths and areas for growth for both schools and students.
After nearly four years of development following the December 2015 passage of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, Kentucky’s new 5-star accountability system for public schools is now live.
The U. S. Department of Education (USED) named five Kentucky public schools as 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools, based on their overall academic excellence.
When Kentucky’s 5-star school accountability system goes live this fall, it will offer parents across the Commonwealth a new and more transparent way to understand how their children’s schools are performing.
Citing both a national and statewide teacher shortage, Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis announced a new campaign and website to recruit and inspire the next generation of educators.
It is imperative that we ensure our students have the knowledge and skills needed to be competitive in this changing economy. Understanding how technology is affecting us in the present and how our schools have to adapt quickly to those changes is not easy, but we have to do it.
The Teachers Advisory Council met to discuss the resources available on KyStandards.org. Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis also spoke to the TAC in a question-and-answer forum.