One click can take you to several helpful education Web sites. You can help us by suggesting others we should add to this list. E-mail us to report new ideas or problems with the links below.
KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: Go straight to the state education department’s main page for school council issues. Find KDE’s School-Based Decision Making Laws and Regulations. Free information for parents from the state, including an e-mail newsletter.
SPECIAL EDUCATION: Learn about Individual Learning Plans and parents. An I.L.P. is an online planning and education tool available to Kentucky students grades 6-12. Log on to your child’s I.L.P. (First, contact the school to obtain your parent user name and password.) Help your school teach parents about the I.L.P. with these tools.
Advance Kentucky is a program focused on boosting success on high school Advanced Placement courses. Application materials available to high schools at the Web site. You can also get further information about the National Math and Science Initiative.
Keep up with state and national education issues at The Prichard Blog, maintained by the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, a statewide grassroots advocacy group based in Lexington. They also created the Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership, which trains parents on ways to understand school goals and promote higher student achievement.