Kentucky Leads New Common Core Standards Initiative

Kentucky has been selected to model a new initiative that helps implement the common core state education standards. Kentucky was the first state to adopt the standards, which look to unify what students learn (map shows current states that have adopted the standards). Now, the Kentucky Department of Education will help develop a framework for […]

Local PTA Group Begins Training on Common Core Standards

A local PTA group is training to educate parents in Jefferson County about the Common Core State Standards. President of the 15th District PTA Cheri Dimar said she didn’t have time to relax on the beach in Florida this past weekend because her group of six were busy training with the National PTA on how […]

Kentucky Supports JCPS in Common Core Standards

Kentucky is one of three states receiving a grant to help support implementation of the Common Core State Standards. Jefferson County Public Schools will participate in the project, which looks to create resources and set models for the state. Kentucky was the first state to adopt the standards, which are meant to unify what students […]

Local PTA Receives Grant to Educate Parents on New Standards

Jefferson County’s 15th District PTA is one of six national recipients of a grant to educate parents and community members about the Common Core State Standards, which go into effect this year. All but six states have adopted the new standards, which aim to unify what students are expected to learn regardless of where they […]