ERIC Number: ED435447
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Kentucky School Updates: A ParentCitizen Guide for 1999-2000.
Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort.; Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, Lexington, KY.; Partnership for Kentucky School Reform, Lexington.
This annual report is intended to assist parents and citizens to stay informed on the changes in Kentucky schools. The document also is intended as a reference source for information concerning specific programs or areas of interest in Kentucky schools. Most sections provide information concerning the following: basics of the law; what is new in the current year; what parents and citizens might expect to see as a result of changes; how to become involved; and a list of sources for more information. Specific updates addressed in the guidebook include the following: (1) assessment and school accountability; (2) early childhood programs; (3) primary school; (4) early reading program; (5) extended school services; (6) high schools; (7) exceptional and at-risk students; (8) equal opportunities in education; (9) school-based decision making; (10) family resource-youth services centers; (11) school safety; (12) technology and education; (13) vocational-technical education; (14) professional development; (15) education professional standards board; (16) school finance; (17) governance; (18) alternative school schedules and calendars; (19) parent involvement; and (20) map of community support regions. (SD)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Facilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, High Risk Students, Institutional Characteristics, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Professional Development, School Administration, School Districts, School Funds, School Law, School Organization, School Policy, School Role, School Safety, State Legislation, State Regulation, State Standards
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Parents
Authoring Institution: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort.; Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, Lexington, KY.; Partnership for Kentucky School Reform, Lexington.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky