Unbridled Learning http://wfpl.org en Student 'Growth' Measurement Concerns Some Kentucky Superintendents http://wfpl.org/post/student-growth-measurement-concerns-some-kentucky-superintendents <p>Some Kentucky superintendents have expressed concern with at least one indicator educators use to measure accountability, and education officials say tweaks to state’s new Unbridled Learning system could be forthcoming.</p><p>In the <a href="http://mediaportal.education.ky.gov/">Kentucky Department of Education’s monthly webinar</a>, Commissioner Terry Holliday said superintendents’ No. 1 concern is measuring student growth.</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 17:46:49 +0000 Devin Katayama 7484 at http://wfpl.org Student 'Growth' Measurement Concerns Some Kentucky Superintendents Kentucky Not Finished With Releasing Accountability Results for Schools http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-not-finished-releasing-accountability-results-schools <p></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 10.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px 'Lucida Grande'; min-height: 13.0px">The Kentucky Department of Education will add a major element to its accountability system in the 2014-2015 school year that wasn&rsquo;t included with the<a href="/post/jcps-improves-kentucky-school-test-scores-middle-schools-and-math-are-concerns"> latest round of results released on Friday.</a></p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 10:38:36 +0000 Devin Katayama 7023 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Not Finished With Releasing Accountability Results for Schools JCPS Superintendent Donna Hargens Discusses Test Results With WFPL http://wfpl.org/post/jcps-superintendent-donna-hargens-discusses-test-results-wfpl <p>On Friday, the Kentucky Department of Education released results of its <a href="/post/jcps-improves-kentucky-school-test-scores-middle-schools-and-math-are-concerns">statewide school accountability tests, </a>showing for the first time measurable data against the previous year under a new testing system.</p> Sun, 29 Sep 2013 11:02:13 +0000 Devin Katayama 6997 at http://wfpl.org JCPS Superintendent Donna Hargens Discusses Test Results With WFPL Kentucky Education Commissioner Says Math and Middle Schools Need Improvement http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-education-commissioner-says-math-and-middle-schools-need-improvement <p>Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday says while Kentucky students improved their overall test results from last school year, the state still needs to do a better job with math.</p><p><span style="letter-spacing: 0px; font-family: 'Lucida Grande'; font-size: 11px; line-height: normal; ">&ldquo;We&rsquo;re extremely concerned about math. We have made math our number one focus this year especially in middle schools,&quot; he says.</span></p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 6994 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Education Commissioner Says Math and Middle Schools Need Improvement Takeaways From Kentucky's Release of School Test Results http://wfpl.org/post/takeaways-kentuckys-release-school-test-results <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">Kentucky has <a href="/post/jcps-improves-kentucky-school-test-scores-middle-schools-and-math-are-concerns">released its annual accountability results showing how schools are performing.</a> We know it&#39;s a lot of information, so we thought we&#39;d boil down a few takeaways.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.15;">The themes in bold below are what the Kentucky Department of Education measures, explaining how the state determines which schools are doing well.</span></p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 6992 at http://wfpl.org Takeaways From Kentucky's Release of School Test Results The JCPS Schools That Didn't Meet State Goals in Kentucky Test Results http://wfpl.org/post/jcps-schools-didnt-meet-state-goals-kentucky-test-results <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In Jefferson County Public Schools, 44 percent of schools didn&#39;t meet their goals as outlined by the Kentucky Department of Education in the<a href="/post/jcps-improves-kentucky-school-test-scores-middle-schools-and-math-are-concerns"> state test results released Friday.</a></span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Here are graphics showing which JCPS schools didn&#39;t meet their state goals in the latest round of tests, plus comparisons to the overall state and JCPS averages.</span></p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 6983 at http://wfpl.org The JCPS Schools That Didn't Meet State Goals in Kentucky Test Results JCPS Improves in Kentucky School Test Scores, but Middle Schools and Math are Concerns http://wfpl.org/post/jcps-improves-kentucky-school-test-scores-middle-schools-and-math-are-concerns <p>Jefferson County Public Schools has shown overall improvement in the latest Kentucky accountability test scores&mdash;and many of its struggling schools are making significant gains. But despite meeting its annual objectives, JCPS still trails behind its peers in some key measurements.</p><p>That&rsquo;s according to new annual accountability results that were released by the Kentucky Department of Education Friday.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 04:01:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 6991 at http://wfpl.org JCPS Improves in Kentucky School Test Scores, but Middle Schools and Math are Concerns Reminder: Kentucky Set To Release Test Scores On Friday http://wfpl.org/post/reminder-kentucky-set-release-test-scores-friday <p></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 10.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px 'Lucida Grande'"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">The Kentucky Department of Education will release individual district and school accountability test results this week, including test scores, graduation rates and how many students are college and career ready.</span></p><p>WFPL will have coverage of the test results starting Friday morning on air at 89.3 and online here at <a href="/post/jcps-ranks-bottom-quarter-new-kentucky-accountability-measure">WFPL.org.</a></p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:58:17 +0000 Devin Katayama 6938 at http://wfpl.org Reminder: Kentucky Set To Release Test Scores On Friday Test Results: How Did Each Jefferson County Public School Do? http://wfpl.org/post/test-results-how-did-each-jefferson-county-public-school-do <p>Here are the rankings for all Jefferson County Public Schools, including labels as determined by Kentucky's <a href="http://www.wfpl.org/post/education-department-releases-unbridled-learning-results-jcps-ranked-23rd-percentile">new accountability system.</a></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="300" scrolling="yes" src="https://www.google.com/fusiontables/embedviz?viz=CARD&amp;q=select+*+from+1qioeONZTx3AxX0CiM3Nw_WA733ZvJMBF0uV3mSc&amp;tmplt=1&amp;cpr=1" width="500"></iframe></p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 04:01:00 +0000 Staff 2292 at http://wfpl.org