KDE Communications

Published: 7/10/2019 10:13 AM
The Kentucky Department of Education shares news items and other information regularly. News releases, Kentucky education facts, comparisons between this state and other states, and more are available on this page.  
2017-2018 Assessment and Accountability Results

2017-2018 Assessment Pre-Release Briefing Webinar (9-20-18)
Assessment Pre-Release Briefing PPT (9-20-17)

News Release

Briefing Packet

Virtual News Conference with Interim Commissioner Wayne Lewis on 2017-2018 Assessment and Accountability Results 

Accountability at a Glance
Frequently Asked Questions about 2017-2018 Assessment and Accountability

​General Information

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Education includes the use of many acronyms and specific terms. Here is access to the most often-used education abbreviations, acronyms and vocabulary along with their meanings.  

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
The new federal education law provides Kentucky more flexibility and allows the state to design a more effective accountability system that encourages improved learning opportunities, achievement and readiness for all students.

Jessica Fletcher
Office of the Commissioner
Division of Communications
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-2000 Ext. 4611
Fax (502) 564-3049 
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