The Effects of the Senate Bill 1–2016 on Quality Arts Education in Kentucky

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The recently filed SB1-­‐2016 proposes significant statutory changes that allow more local control of education and reduce the burden of standardized testing on schools and districts. The KCAE supports efforts to reduce the amount of time consumed by testing and highly complicated accountability structures, and the regrettable instructional practice of “teaching to the test.” However, any assessment and accountability system defined by assigning rewards for high-­‐performing schools, or requiring corrective measures for underperforming schools causes schools to prioritize the accountability components that lead to those rewards. Under that system, subjects not supported by any form of statutory accountability will be…
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2015 High School Theatre Festival Winners

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2015 HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE FESTIVAL 1st Place Corbin High School Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance Runner Up Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School Radium Girls by D.W. Gregory  Corbin and Paul Lawrence High Schools will represent Kentucky at the Southeastern Theatre Conference 2015 Top 5 High Schools 5. Apollo High 4. Whitley County 3. Bryan Station 2. P.L. Dunbar High 1. Corbin High School Best Female    Lexi Johnson Apollo High School Best Male Chris Couch       Corbin High School 2015 ALL STAR CAST Daviess Co. HS - Sydney Schroder Apollo HS- Tyler Garrard McCreary Co. HS - Lindsey Pennington…
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Board Meeting Minutes (2016-04-30)

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Kentucky Theatre Association Board of Directors Meeting Saturday April 30, 2016 Looking for Lilith 1:00-3:00pm   Nov 11-13th for KTA State conference Agenda   1:00pm Welcome     Adanma Barton Business Meeting Old Business Treasurer’s Report             Kim Miller/Jeremy Kisling Discussion about how to do fees for HS festivals One fee or a fee for EACH of the comps? What about schools that don’t move on? Maybe have a $10 participant fee per student for groups that don’t move on to come? Maybe a fee for the whole school? Should we do a per student fee at regional level? $175 (entry…
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