Susan Weston has a report over at the Prichard Blog that details recent actions taken by the State Board of Education that will change (and tighten) accountability standards for Kentucky schools.
The changes include additional gap reporting, tightening the monitoring of focus schools relative to graduation rates, strengthening the requirements for AMOs, and an additional reporting element in growth results.
It seems to be a step forward, in that it strengthens existing requirements, keeps some reporting, and adds some higher standards.
The full report and the documents can be found in Susan’s blog.
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