Kentucky lauded for college readiness policies

Kentucky is among the top states in the country when it comes to policies that promote college readiness and success among its students, according to a report released Wednesday by the Education Commission of the States.

By |2018-12-05T15:26:25-05:00October 30, 2014|

Prichard: ‘Hard push’ needed to reach 2020 goal

Moving Kentucky into the top tier of states in key areas of education by 2020 will require a hard push for improvement in the next six years, according to a new report from the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence. The 2014 update of the Committee’s “Top 20 by 2020” found Kentucky’s performance in six categories to be on track to [...]

By |2014-09-04T10:12:08-04:00September 4, 2014|

USED action contrary to state, federal law

Education Commissioner Terry Holliday For readers who missed my blog last week, you may want to review the good news and bad news about No Child Left Behind (NCLB) waivers. In the blog I said, “I believe the current waiver process represents a major federal intrusion into the rights of each state to develop, implement, and manage the [...]

By |2020-01-28T10:38:12-05:00August 26, 2014|

Take an historical look back through stoneware tour

The Stoneware Art Factory in Louisville offers an opportunity for children grades 3-12 to experience a direct connection to history through a short tour of one of the oldest stoneware manufacturers in the United States. The complimentary teacher packet includes “From Mud to Mug” fact sheet, vocabulary and 200 years of company history in context to Kentucky/U.S history. The educational [...]

By |2020-09-22T10:26:58-04:00August 7, 2014|
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