Colorado and Kentucky are eyeing flexibility similar to what New Hampshire got. Meanwhile, Colorado is seeking other big testing changes, including on opt-outs.
All Blog Posts With Kentucky Tag or Category
March 19, 2015
January 09, 2015
Low-performing school districts in Kentucky will be the target of a charter school pilot program under proposed legislation being penned by state lawmakers this year.
January 09, 2015
State lawmakers are revving up for their legislative sessions, and school choice-related bills are popping up, including a Wisconsin proposal to turn failing schools into charters.
December 22, 2014
This year was characterized by intense discusssions in many states about the progress and worthiness of the Common Core State Standards and their online assessments.
December 01, 2014
Poor Internet connectivity in rural areas and the potential loss of federal funds have some worried about new e-learning plans in Kentucky and Pennsylvania.
November 04, 2014
Keep on top of the outcome in pivotal U.S. Senate races as the ballot results roll in Nov. 4 and throughout the following day.
October 16, 2014
Terry Holliday and Felicia Smith on how Kentucky became the first state to adopt the Common Core, implementation progress so far and their advice for other states and the federal government.
October 03, 2014
Kentucky has released scores from last year's reading and math assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Scores largely increased, but significant achievement gaps remain.
August 26, 2014
The Kentucky education commissioner blasted the U.S. Department of Education in a recent blog post for rejecting his state's request for a one-year waiver on science assessments.
August 25, 2014
Education Commissioner Terry Holliday wants users of a new Web portal to focus on the content, not the political connotations, of the standards as the state takes stock after five years of using them in the classroom.