Kentucky NCLB scoring errors did impact schools – Story grows

Another local newspaper reports that a school has gotten its NCLB scoring changed due to errors in the initial 2009 report. Adding information to my earlier post, the Manchester Enterprise (subscription) reports that the Paces Creek Elementary School has had its NCLB criteria upgraded to meeting all goals.

The Enterprise says Paces Creek Principal David Murray claims a glitch in the Infinite Campus student tracking program was at fault.

If so, this is a serious problem that raises more questions about the Infinite Campus program, an absolutely critical element in the Kentucky Department of Education’s plans to improve student tracking and reporting.


  1. It sounds like they should consider using the Certify product from Certica Solutions ( which helps school districts certify that the data in their student systems is complete and accurate before it is submitted to the state education agency.