State board to discuss teacher/principal training, development of educators’ assessment system, Commissioner Holliday’s contract Wednesday

The Kentucky Board of Education’s June 6 meeting will involve reports and updates on teacher and principal training and evaluations currently in the planning process.

The session also will include a state board discussion on a possible extension of Education Commissioner Terry Holliday’s contract. For more on that issue, read Monday's eNews Service story here http://www.ksba.org/protected/ArticleView.aspx?iid=5AA230&dasi=3UBI.


Other subjects on the KBE’s Wednesday agenda include:

* A report on bullying prevention support services to districts by KDE and the Kentucky Center for School Safety

* A discussion on a draft regulation to establish state rules on school use of restraint and seclusion of students as disciplinary measures

* A regulation to implement a law passed by the 2012 General Assembly on alternative high school graduation requirements for students with disabilities.

* A hearing on an appeal of the commissioner’s ruling in a nonresident contract dispute between Corbin Independent and Knox County school systems

The meeting will be webcast live at this link at 9 a.m. ET: http://www.education.ky.gov/KDE/Administrative+Resources/Kentucky+Board+of+Education/Live+Streaming+Audio+Video.htm

For more on the meeting agenda, click here http://www.education.ky.gov/KDE/HomePageRepository/News+Room/Current+Press+Releases+and+Advisories/12-039.htm.

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