Will it be politics as usual, or not?

Education Commissioner Terry Holliday As the dust settles from the election, there is much talk and speculation about the impact the election may have on public education in this country. At least that was a primary topic for discussion at the Council of Chief State School Officers Annual Policy Forum that I attended last week. Secretary of Education Arne [...]

By |2020-10-14T08:06:03-04:00November 18, 2014|

Putting aside micromanagement for the sake of students

Education Commissioner Terry Holliday Earlier this month, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) held the second annual Superintendent Summit; almost all 173 school districts were represented either by the superintendent or their designee. The summit is designed so that superintendents can provide feedback on KDE initiatives and they can hear from one another about best practices happening in each [...]

By |2020-01-28T10:33:32-05:00September 23, 2014|

Productivity Conference deadline

The registration process for the Nov. 10 Productivity Conference with U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will open up to anyone outside of school districts, co-ops and associations on Oct.1. To guarantee a district has slots for its team, participants must register by Friday, Sept. 30. After that date, the registration will be open to all other interested parties and for [...]

By |2020-09-24T11:07:03-04:00September 29, 2011|
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