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June 04, 2014

Kentucky to Teach New Science Standards, Halt Testing for 2014-15

The Kentucky education commissioner is scheduled to announce that the state will officially implement the Next Generation Science Standards this fall, but testing won't start for at least another year.

May 21, 2014

National Charter School Group Highlights 2013 Victories

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools has released its annual report, detailing its charter success stories at the federal and state levels.

April 25, 2014

Common-Core News Roundup From Ky. and N.C., Plus an Ariz. Veto

Kentucky will consider making additions to the Common Core State Standards, while a legislative panel in North Carolina says the state should drop the standards.

March 28, 2014

Few Ky. Seniors Take Remedial Courses That Could Help Them Prepare for College

Few Kentucky high school seniors take remedial college prep courses, but those who do have high pass rates, according to a new study.

February 28, 2014

Federal Civil Rights Officials Approve Plan to Improve Discipline in Kentucky District

The 8,700-student district agreed to review and improve its discipline policies following an investigation that revealed higher discipline rates for black students.

February 07, 2014

Only Half of Ky. Children Ready for Kindergarten, Study Says

Only half of Kentucky's children were ready to enter kindergarten this year, a new study states.

January 31, 2014

PARCC Common-Core Testing Consortium Loses Kentucky as Member

Kentucky had been uncertain for many months about whether it would use the PARCC tests for common standards.

January 31, 2014

Kentucky Withdraws From PARCC Testing Consortium

Kentucky had been uncertain for many months about whether it would use the PARCC tests for common standards.

January 17, 2014

After-School Program Reaches Out to Children With Parents in Equine, Agricultural Jobs

A Kentucky after-school program targets children whose families are in the equine industry by aiming to help them stay on track in school.

January 07, 2014

Rural Districts Come Out Strong in Federal Race to Top Competition

Urban districts scored higher but still lose out on federal Race to the Top district money so rural proposals can be funded.

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