ERIC Number: ED468282
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Kentucky School Updates: A Parent/Citizen Guide for 2002-04.
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)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Facilities, Educational Technology, 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, School Schedules, State Legislation, State Regulation, State Standards, Teacher Education
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.prichardcommittee.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Community
Authoring Institution: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort.; Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, Lexington, KY.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky