Unbridled Learning http://wkms.org en Student 'Growth' Measurement Concerns Some Kentucky Superintendents http://wkms.org/post/student-growth-measurement-concerns-some-kentucky-superintendents Some Kentucky superintendents have expressed concern with at least one indicator educators use to measure accountability, and education officials say tweaks to state’s new Unbridled Learning system could be forthcoming.<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit Shutterstock.com" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201303/shutterstock_3144040.jpg" alt="" /><p>In the <a href="http://mediaportal.education.ky.gov/">Kentucky Department of Education’s monthly webinar</a>, Commissioner Terry Hol Fri, 08 Nov 2013 22:41:53 +0000 Devin Katayama 36421 at http://wkms.org Student 'Growth' Measurement Concerns Some Kentucky Superintendents W. Ky. Accountability Scores Slightly Higher Than State Scores http://wkms.org/post/w-ky-accountability-scores-slightly-higher-state-scores <p></p><p>Western Kentucky counties scored slightly above the state average on Kentucky’s new testing standards. The state’s new accountability model measures districts through subject tests, achievement gaps, growth, college readiness, and graduation rates. Fifty-five point two percent was the state average of those areas, while western Kentucky’s average was 56.6 percent. Murray Independent School District was western Kentucky’s highest scorer, and Fulton County School District was the lowest. Fri, 02 Nov 2012 18:26:53 +0000 Angela Hatton 24037 at http://wkms.org W. Ky. Accountability Scores Slightly Higher Than State Scores