accountability http://wfpl.org en Greater Clark Schools Seniors Need Fewer Credits To Graduate http://wfpl.org/post/greater-clark-schools-seniors-need-fewer-credits-graduate <p>High school students in Greater Clark County Schools now need fewer credits to graduate following a school board decision this week. Officials say the decision will keep the district competitive with its neighbors.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Previously, Greater Clark high school seniors needed 46 credits to graduate. Now they need 40, which is the state minimum. </span></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 19:56:09 +0000 Devin Katayama 8198 at http://wfpl.org Greater Clark Schools Seniors Need Fewer Credits To Graduate 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 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 Indiana's ISTEP+ Test Results Mapped Out http://wfpl.org/post/indianas-istep-test-results-mapped-out <p>Our friends at the <a href="http://indianapublicmedia.org/stateimpact/">State Impact</a> project in Indiana have mapped out yesterday's ISTEP+ exam results by school district.</p><p>As <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/english-scores-drop-southern-indiana-schools-math-scores-improve">WFPL reported Wednesday</a>, ISTEP+ scores--which measures third through eighth grade students in English language arts and math--improved slightly over last year. In southern Indiana school districts, scores in English dropped but improved in math.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:36:20 +0000 Devin Katayama 6899 at http://wfpl.org Indiana's ISTEP+ Test Results Mapped Out