ERIC Number: ED463043
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Kentucky School Updates: A Parent/Citizen Guide for 2001-02.
This annual publication is intended to help Kentucky parents and citizens stay informed on educational issues and to provide them with information and encouragement to be involved in the education of the children in their community. The guide includes information on the basics of the law for various school programs, Commonwealth Testing System and school assessment, school accountability, assistance, testing results, and what citizens can do to help. Separate chapters provide specific updates on (1) assessment and school accountability; (2) early childhood programs; (3) primary school; (4) reading programs; (5) extended school services; (6) high schools; (7) career and technical education; (8) students with special needs; (9) equal opportunities in education; (10) school-based decision making; (11) family resource and youth service centers; (12) school safety; (13) technology and education; (14) professional development; (15) teacher preparation and the education professional standards board; (16) school finance; (17) governance; (18) alternative school schedules and calendars; and (19) parent involvement. A map of Prichard Committee community support regions concludes the guide. (JPB)
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 Community Relationship, School Districts, School Funds, School Law, School Organization, School Policy, School Role, School Safety, State Legislation, State Regulation, State Standards
Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, P.O. Box 1658, Lexington, KY 40588-1658. Tel: 800-928-2111 (Toll Free); Tel: 859-233-9849; Fax: 859-233-0760; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For full text: http://www.prichardcommittee.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Parents
Sponsor: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort.
Authoring Institution: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort.; Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, Lexington, KY.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky