Kindergarten Readiness Screener

Pruitt tells board ESSA reauthorization provides opportunity for Kentucky education

Reauthorization of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act ushers in a new day in Kentucky and across the nation, Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt told the Kentucky Board of Education at its meeting Dec. 9 in Frankfort. The U.S. Senate approved the bill, known as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), by a vote of 85-12 on the same [...]

By |2018-11-21T13:17:18-05:00December 10, 2015|

Half of incoming kindergartners are ready for school

Gov. Steve Beshear announced Wednesday that 50 percent of students who started kindergarten this school year were ready to learn and succeed. That is up from 49 percent last year. Despite the gain, about 24,500 students entered kindergarten unprepared. “While we are moving in the right direction, this data reinforces the importance of quality early learning opportunities for all children,” [...]

By |2018-11-28T15:49:28-05:00January 22, 2015|

Half of incoming kindergarten students ready to succeed in school

Terry Tolan, executive director of the Governors Office of Early Childhood, center, has a group of student demonstrate a sample of the kindergarten readiness screener, like identifying where your ear is located, during a press conference with Education Commissioner Terry Holliday, left, and Gov. Steve Beshear, right, at the Capitol.Photo by Amy Wallot, Jan. 30, 2013 Nearly half of [...]

By |2019-04-08T14:15:52-04:00February 3, 2014|
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