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Underprepared First-Time Students – Our Work in Improving College Readiness at the University of Kentucky

Since before Senate Bill 1 (2009), UGE has been tasked with implementing and documenting the results of the state’s unified college & career readiness policies (http://www.uky.edu/UGE/what). In a team from across all the education sectors of KY, several key strategies … Continue reading

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Using a Racial Equity Lens – Webinars on Engaging in Culturally Responsive Evaluation

As a member of the RCCW (Race, Community & Child Welfare) Fayette County group, I have been attending a series of webinars offered by the Public Policy Associates, Inc.: “Using a Racial Equity Lens to Guide Program Evaluation: Racism and … Continue reading

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Statewide Longitudinal Data System grant awarded to KY Center for Education and Workforce Statistics

On September 24th Governor Beshear announced that Kentucky was awarded more than $6.7 million dollars in a federal grant to build on and improve the Kentucky Longitudinal Data System (KLDS). The KLDS is a statewide repository of education data from … Continue reading

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New Questions for the Teacher and Course Evaluations (TCEs) for the University of Kentucky

At the University Senate meeting on March 9, 2015, the Faculty of the University of Kentucky approved the recommendations of the ad hoc Committee on Teacher-Course Evaluations. The members of the committee were: Dr. Kelly Bradley (Department of Educational Policy … Continue reading

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UK’s Annual Diversity Plan Report to the State Highlights Collaboration and Innovation

As the Commonwealth’s flagship institution, UK plays an important leadership role in demonstrating how an inclusive and welcoming educational environment contributes directly to the economic development and quality of life for Kentuckians and beyond. The University reports each year on … Continue reading

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