The U.S. Department of Education (USED) under Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) shall conduct peer reviews of state assessment systems to assist states in meeting statutory and regularity requirements for implementing valid and reliable assessment systems. Under section 1111(e) of ESEA and 34 C.F.R. 200.2(b)(5), USED has an obligation to conduct peer reviews of state assessment systems implemented under section 1111(b)(3) of the ESEA. Be mindful USED conducts other peer reviews. The peer review is for the Kentucky 2014-15 state assessment system.
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Standards and Assessment Peer Review
USED began the current review process with the release of the following documents:
Kentucky Peer Review Submission, Findings and Kentucky Response
Kentucky peer review submission
USED decision letter findings shared with the Kentucky Department of Education
Kentucky Response to the Decision Letter
USED Standards, Assessments and Accountability overview
Decision Letters for other states and Kentucky