ERIC Number: ED438316
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Each & Every Child: Your Guide to Testing and School Accountability in Kentucky.
Weston, Susan Perkins
This book offers parents and community members a clear picture of the Kentucky school improvement design through a solid and user-friendly explanation of the basics of the plan. The chapters are: (1) "What Is This Book For?"; (2) "What Is Our School System Working To Achieve?"; (3) "What Do Our Students Need To Know and Be Able To Do?"; (4) "How Do We Test What Students Have Learned?"; (5) "How Do We Score Schools?"; (6) "How Do We Call on Schools To Improve These Scores?"; (7) "What Are Schools Doing To Meet Their Goals?"; and (8) "How Can Parents and Citizens Help Schools and Students Succeed?" Five appendixes contain supplemental information, a worksheet for calculating a school's accountability index, and a list of resources for getting involved. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accountability, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Parent Participation, State Programs, State Standards, Test Construction, Test Use, Testing Programs
Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, P.O. Box 1658, Lexington, KY 40588.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, Lexington, KY.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky