Update 6-29-18

Significant Tentative Dates July 17-19 – Science assessment standards setting for grades 4 and 7. Late July to Early August – Selected College Entrance Exam for Accountability System announced. August 2nd – Kentucky Board of Education’s 1st reading of revised Math and ELA standards, possibly Social Studies and 1st reading of revised graduation requirements. Early […]

Update 5-8-18

Accountability Update Interim Commissioner Wayne Lewis along with Associate Commissioner Rhonda Sims and Division Director Jennifer Stafford shared recent accountability updates to Superintendents on May 8th.  Follow this link to view the archived webcast.  Use these links for the accompanying PowerPoint, most recent Accountability at a Glance and Transition Readiness documents.  The Department of Education received notification of approval from Education Secretary […]

Update 3-28-18

Accountability Update While we all anxiously await feedback from Kentucky’s second submission of its accountability plan for federal review, KDE has been busy with their release of information, which will impact school planning for the next academic year. Many schools have or will soon be preregistering their students for 2018-19 classes, which has made the […]

Update 2-20-18

Accountability Update The Office of Assessment and Accountability (OAA) is pleased to announce that the Accountability at a Glance and Transition Readiness documents have been updated following the February 7, Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) meeting. The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is collaborating with the United States Education Department (USED) and other shareholders to […]

Update 2-13-18

Accountability Update After receiving feedback from the US Department of Education in December, KDE has been reviewing and negotiating with federal representatives in regards to revisions to Kentucky’s submitted plan. Last Wednesday, February 7th, Kentucky state board members were presented with proposed changes to the accountability system regulation. There were six primary changes presented below. […]

Update 1-30-18

Accountability Update Latest from KDE regarding progress of accountability revisions since the USED feedback. Looks like the next submission date will be February 8th and first reporting with 5 star rating system scheduled for Fall 2019. ELA Standards Advisory Panel meets this Wednesday, January 31st. Identification of Low Performing School in Fall 2018 Kentucky Department […]

Update 1-24-18

Accountability Update Q&A Below are some common questions that have surfaced. Question: Have been hearing rumors that the elementary and middle school math test will have an altered calculator policy this year. Is this true? Answer: The elementary and middle school calculator policy remains the same. At high school, the field tests will be administered […]

Update 1-9-18

Accountability Update  Over the course of the last few months the newly proposed accountability system has continued to evolve with its most recent changes coming from the Statement of Consideration review at the December 5th state board meeting.  Transition Readiness received some significant changes with the latest summary found here.  The December DAC Webcast outlined […]

Update 12-22-17

KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION NEWS RELEASE December 20, 2017 MEDIA CONTACT: Nancy Rodriguez Office: (502) 564-2000, ext. 4610 | Cell: (502) 330-5063 | E-mail: nancy.rodriguez@education.ky.gov KENTUCKY’S PLAN FOR SCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY AND IMPROVEMENT MOVING THROUGH THE REVIEW PROCESS (FRANKFORT, Ky.) – Kentucky’s plan for implementing the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) has taken a step […]

Update 12-19-17

Accountability Update  If you were unable to attend the Assessment & Accountability Summit in Hazard on September 27th, you can view each session by topic and access documents shared by each KDE presenter at this Holler link.  Topics included an Accountability Model Overview & Deep Dive by Rhonda Sims and Jennifer Stafford, EOC Field Test […]