More cuts to Kentucky’s education budget will slow down the implementation of a landmark reform law. Senate Bill 1 is a wide-ranging education law that replaced Kentucky’s school testing system with stronger tests and content standards. Currently only English and math standards have been developed. And with a 4.5 percent cut planned for the Department of… Continue reading Budget Cuts Will Mean Delay in Education Reforms
When the second round’s ten winners were announced, Kentucky was not on the list. “We got zero points for charter schools, so we were at a 32 point deficit even before the judging began,” said state Education Commissioner Terry Holliday.
For a second time, Kentucky is a finalist for federal Race to the Top education reform dollars.
Kentucky is one of 19 states and the District of Columbia named finalists for Race to the Top funding.
By Rick Howlett Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday has appointed Diane Porter to fill a vacancy on the Jefferson County Board of Education, according to the Courier-Journal. The 61 year old Porter was a longtime principal, teacher and administrator for JCPS, and retired in October. She was one of four candidates interviewed for the seat… Continue reading Porter Appointed To JCPS Board Seat
Kentucky’s new Commissioner of Education is on the job. Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh reports on Terry Holliday’s first working day in the commonwealth.