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Putting All Students on Track (PAST)

Improving Educator Quality (IEQ)

Funded by the Council on Postsecondary Education

Award Year
January 2008 - August 2009
January 2009 - June 2010*

*Current year funding

Districts Involved in Grant

Madison County; Lincoln County


The project goal is to develop and field test strategies to help all students achieve success in high school mathematics as measured by the ACT. This goal will be accomplished by:

  • Increasing counselor, teacher, and administrator awareness of college readiness standards and work keys information.
  • Providing teachers with strategies to align ACT college readiness standards to the Kentucky Program Studies.
  • Empowering teachers with specific ideas that can be used to raise student performance on summative assessments (e.g., ACT, PLAN, EXPLORE).
  • Developing and using strategies specifically aimed at increasing capacity of special needs students to know and do the mathematics outlined by ACT, ADP benchmarks and Kentucky Program of Studies.
  • The long term goal is to reduce the mathematics achievement gaps in participating middle and high schools as they increase their understanding of Algebra and Geometry concepts as measured by the ACT and KCCT.


Regional Teacher Partners

Ann Booth
Tami Pickett

For More Information

For more information on this program, please contact:
Kim Zeidler-Watters
Director, P-12 Math & Science Outreach Unit

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