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ERIC Number: ED468282
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Jul
Pages: 95
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Kentucky School Updates: A Parent/Citizen Guide for 2002-04.
Heine, Cindy
This annual report is intended to assist parents and citizens to stay informed on the educational reforms in Kentucky schools and serves as a reference source for information concerning specific programs or areas of interest in Kentucky schools. Specific updates addressed in the report include the following: (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/youth services 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. Most of these sections of the report provide information on: the basics of the law; what is new in the current year; what parents and citizens might expect to see as a result of the changes; how to become involved; and a list of sources for more information. The guide concludes with a map of committee community support regions. (KB)
Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, P. O. Box 1658, Lexington, KY 40588-1658. Tel: 800-928-2111 (Toll Free); Tel: 859-233-9849; Fax: 859-233-9849; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Community
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort.; Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, Lexington, KY.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky