Board of Ed Considers Extending Testing Window

by Stephanie Crosby When the Kentucky Board of Education meets this week in Frankfort, it will consider expanding the window of time in which students must take the state’s accountability tests. Spokesperson Lisa Gross says a large number of Kentucky schools missed instructional days this year. “Nearly every school district had some kind of impact… Continue reading Board of Ed Considers Extending Testing Window

New Education Standards Set to be Confirmed This Week

Three education entities in Kentucky will take part in a special meeting this week to finalize new education standards for the state. The Kentucky Board of Education, the Council on Postsecondary Education and the Education Professionals Standards Board will meet Wednesday evening and sign the new standards. Board of Education spokesperson Lisa Gross says the… Continue reading New Education Standards Set to be Confirmed This Week

Kentucky Board of Education Meets This Week

When the Kentucky Board of Education meets later this week in Frankfort, uniform course codes will be among the items on the agenda. Spokesperson Lisa Gross says it’s an effort to make sure students can transfer between schools and have a consistent level of classwork. “We’re talking about content,” says Gross. “We’re talking about standards.… Continue reading Kentucky Board of Education Meets This Week

Kentucky Board Of Education To Meet This Week

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The Kentucky School Board this week will look at progress being made at some low performing schools around the commonwealth. The school board wants to hear reports from the Christian County, Covington Independent, Jefferson County and Union County school districts. Lisa Gross of the Education Department says the districts… Continue reading Kentucky Board Of Education To Meet This Week

Holliday Is New Kentucky Education Chief

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Kentucky has a new Commissioner of Education. He’s 58-year old Terry Holliday, a Statesville, North Carolina, educator and administrator who is the 2009 North Carolina Superintendent of the Year. Holliday says he’s impressed with Kentucky’s national reputation for education reform. “My commitment is that we will work with other… Continue reading Holliday Is New Kentucky Education Chief