Ten alternative education programs have been selected as Best Practice Sites in an effort designed to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve at-risk students.
The Kentucky Department of Education began the project in 2009 to highlight exemplary practices in A5 and A6 programs in public school districts.
The programs were nominated in three categories:
- Category 1: Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
- Category 2: Culture, Support and Professional Development
- Category 3: Leadership, Resources/Organization and Planning
The ten programs named as Best Practice Sites for 2012 are:
School districts nominated their programs for recognition based on criteria developed by KDE Alternative Education Advisory Committee. Applications were screened, and finalists received site visits from a KDE review committee.