KIPP Charter School principal briefs Kentucky legislators on charter schools

In this video, Tracy McDaniel, the principal of the KIPP Reach College Preparatory School in Oklahoma City briefs legislators on the Interim Joint Education Committee about charter schools and what they can offer. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=14130544&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=&fullscreen=1&autoplay=0&loop=0 Tracy Mcdaniel, principle of KIPP school in Oklahoma from freedomky on Vimeo.

New Department of Education Strategic Plan pays attention to achievement gaps

New accountability program will include assessment of gap performance The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) made a lot of comments about the state’s endemic achievement gaps during the Kentucky Board of Education’s August meeting and retreat. This discussion started with Associate Commissioner Ken Draut’s presentation during the retreat part of the meeting. Ken provided a…