Saturday, January 22, 2022


Commissioner celebrates innovation in education; emphasizes student readiness

In the 2019 State of Education address Dec. 3, Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis issued a call to action to the state’s education community and encouraged education leaders, educators, policymakers and families to work together to ensure each and every student is well-prepared for life and the opportunities of the 21st century economy.

NAEP: Kentucky stalls on progress in 4th- and 8th-grade math; shows...

According to National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores released Oct. 30, Kentucky schools have failed to make progress in the critical areas of 4th- and 8th-grade reading and mathematics for a decade.

Kentucky performance flat on national reading, math tests

Kentucky's public school students’ performance in reading and mathematics on the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress, also known as the Nation’s Report Card, remained relatively flat, according to results released April 10. Kentucky students scored about the same as those in most other states.

2016 Nation’s Arts Report Card Toolkit available

The National Assessment Governing Board has released the fifth National Assessment of Educational Progress in the Arts.

Kentucky science scores flat; still lead national average

Kentucky's 4th- and 8th-graders continue to outperform their peers nationally in science, according to data from the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress, released Oct. 27 by the Kentucky Department of Education.

Pruitt issues state of K-12 public education report

The state of K-12 public education in Kentucky is strong according to Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt, though he did say there is room for improvement.

The nature of education

Kentucky has been featured in numerous state and national media sources recently for the improved performance in college- and career-readiness rates and graduation rates....

Kentucky students outperform national peers on NAEP; hold steady in mathematics

Kentucky's 4th graders and 8th graders continue to outperform their peers nationally in reading and are on par or slightly below the national average...

Kentucky NAEP 8th-grade science scores higher than national average

The 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress – NAEP – science scores show that Kentucky’s 8th graders outperformed the nation.

Webinar features urban education experts

A webinar regarding urban districts and the Common Core is scheduled for  April 25. A panel of urban education experts — including leaders from Chicago...