UK Early Childhood KY Data Systems (KEDS) 12-13

Grants and Contracts Details


The overall purpose of the KEDS (UK Early Childhood KY Data System) is to support the collection, reliability, and analysis of assessment data from approved Curriculum-Based Assessments (CBAs) to provide reports to KDE on the progress of students across the state and from each district in meeting: Kentucky’s Early Childhood Standards, the three Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) child outcomes, and the two OSEP target summary statements. This proposal includes all current year deliverables, as well as recommended preparation for increased student numbers and procedures for planned entrance age changes for SFY18 and monitoring of districts who select alternate day programming, and concludes with a final paragraph of recommended upgrades to the KEDS platform based on user feedback and improved efficiency, which are contingent on increased funding in addition to the costs included in this proposal. 1. Support the collection, reliability, and analysis of assessment data from all preschool districts for approved Curriculum-Based Assessments (CBAs); 2. Provide technical assistance to preschool districts for the collection of assessment data; 3. Support KDE’s P20 Collaborative; 4. Provide reports to KDE for: o A) OSEP child outcome and target data by state, o B) OSEP child outcome and target data by district, and o C) KY EC Standards reporting; 5. Improve data validation and reliability procedures, 6. Plan revisions throughout platform based on planned entrance age requirements, and 7. Monitor outcome results for districts that change to alternate day scheduling in SFY13.
Effective start/end date7/1/129/30/13


  • KY Department of Education: $236,631.00


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