Kentucky Approves Inclusion Of Special Needs Students In Assessments

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also called the Nation’s Report Card, test scores have been released for reading and math in 21 metropolitan school districts, including Jefferson County. The report includes samples from 4th and 8th grade students and compares the districts with each other and national averages. The NAEP test is administered […]

Kentucky Lawmaker Seeks to Change Diploma System for Special Education

by Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio A Kentucky lawmaker is trying to change the way the school system recognizes achievements of special needs students. Special education programs identify possible therapies and establish individual instructional goals for students. But when many of those students finish high school, they don’t graduate with a diploma, but a certificate […]