2012 Glossary of KY Education Terms

Glossary of Kentucky Education Terms (printer friendly version) Prepared for the Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership by Cindy Heine, associate executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence August 2012 504 Plan. Educational plan for students to address physical limitations or circumstances affecting learning needs. ability grouping. Placing students in groups based on ability […]

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The Missing Piece of the Proficiency Puzzle

Recommendations for Involving Families and Community in Improving Student Achievement, Commissioner’s Parents Advisory Council, Final Report to the Kentucky Department of Education, June 2007 This report was originally commissioned by then-Kentucky Education Commissioner Gene Wilhoit, the Commissioner’s Parent Advisory Council (CPAC) of KY. The report was created to advise school districts on ways to improve […]

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Strong Start Kentucky: Investing in Quality Early Care & Education to Ensure Future Success

This report represents the combined efforts of some 50 state leaders in early care and education who are helping define the appropriate next steps for Kentucky in the critical area of early care and education. These state leaders focused on five critical areas in developing their recommendations: increasing access to preschool; improving the quality of […]

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The Campaign for Educational Equity Releases “Substantial and Yet Not Sufficient”

The Campaign for Educational Equity released the second report in its Education, Equity and the Law series, “Substantial and Yet Not Sufficient: Kentucky’s Effort to Build Proficiency for Each and Every Child” written by Susan Perkins Weston, independent consultant working on Kentucky education issues, and Robert F. Sexton, executive director of the Prichard Committee.

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Improving Education: What is the Right Approach?

Kentucky has made great strides in education over the past 20 years. This progress is the result of a tremendous amount of hard work by teachers, students, parents, advocates, policymakers, administrators and countless other citizens committed to building a better future. It is important that we recognize and celebrate this work and the difference it […]

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