The Education Week Research Center released nationwide results from the third and final installment of the "Quality Counts 2019" report card today, rating Kentucky a C-, just below the national average of C.
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.
Kentucky high school students on campus at Morehead State University for the Insight program.Photo by Amy Wallot, June 13, 2013 Education Commissioner Terry Holliday praised Kentucky teachers, administrators, parents, students, business and community members recently following the release of an annual assessment of all states on key education indicators. Each year, Education Week (a national publication that focuses on [...]
Commissioner Terry Holiday answered questions during a Jan. 10 news conference during which Gov. Steve Beshear announced the results of Education Week’s annual “Quality Counts” report. Kentucky ranked 10th in the nation, up from 14th place last year, and 34th place in 2011. The report tracks key education indicators and grades states on their policy efforts and outcomes. [...]
Kentucky’s ranking in an annual grading of all states on key education indicators rose dramatically this year, placing the state 14th in the nation for its work on academic standards, the teaching profession and many other variables related to public education. Each year, Education Week (a national publication that focuses on P-12 education) produces a special issue, “Quality Counts.” The [...]