Governor Steve Beshear has ordered the total activation of the Kentucky National Guard. The move will add three thousand troops to the recovery effort across the state, making it the largest call-up of National Guard troops in Kentucky history.
The Department of Education convened a task force to begin charting CATS’ future course. Their initial recommendations are out and they include expanding testing in the arts.
Four years ago, civic and education leaders in Louisville set a series of goals for a reading program called Every1Reads. Greater Louisville, Inc joined with Louisville Metro Government and Jefferson County Public Schools to raise eight-million dollars and enlist ten-thousand volunteers with the ultimate goal of having all JCPS students reading at or above grade-level… Continue reading Every1Reads Misses Volunteer, Reading Goals
Jefferson County Public Schools superintendent Sheldon Berman says he would like to see changes made to the No Child Left Behind act.
State budget cuts have forced Kentucky public schools to eliminate nearly 1,000 positions.