ERIC Number: ED342058
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
KERA Updates: Watch for...
Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, Lexington, KY.
Intended for parents and community members, this pamphlet summarizes provisions of the Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990 (KERA), outlines specific school improvement developments to watch for during 1991-92, and provides concrete suggestions for facilitating the process and obtaining further information. The updates are grouped according to KERA provisions governing student performance outcomes; early childhood programs; extended school services; a primary school program to replace grades K-3; professional development for teachers and other certified staff; school-based decision-making; family resource/youth service centers; attention to minority and at-risk students; a newly created Education Professional Standards Board; technology and education; governance reorganizations; secondary vocational education; and the Support Education Excellence in Kentucky (SEEK) funding formula. (MLH)
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Educational Change, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Excellence in Education, Governance, High Risk Students, Minority Groups, Preschool Education, Professional Development, School Based Management, State Legislation, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Community
Authoring Institution: Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, Lexington, KY.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Kentucky Education Reform Act 1990