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One of the most notable of the education challenges we continue to face are socioeconomic and racial achievement gaps. Even with the progress we have made in recent decades with increases in achievement overall, we have made very little progress with closing such gaps.
Grade 10 students will take a field test in reading and mathematics in spring 2019.
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.
It’s never too early to start children on their paths to reading success.
The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, which fosters children’s love of reading and creative expression in America’s diverse culture, is celebrating the 30th year of its mini-grant program with a call for proposals.
Kentucky Humanities has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to expand the Prime Time Family Reading Time program to 20 public schools during 2018 and an additional 20 schools in 2019.
At its meeting in Frankfort Dec. 6, the Kentucky Board of Education approved its budget and legislative priorities for the 2018 session of the General Assembly, among other items.