Let’s get this straight – Plans to improve KY diploma quality didn’t just start yesterday

And, they didn’t start with the current commissioner of education, either For those who think the current proposal to increase the quality control over Kentucky’s high school diploma just got started in August, think again. Way back in February 2018 Kentucky Teacher ran, “Pruitt unveils five-point plan aimed at bolstering student achievement.” The article specifically…

Will Kentucky step up to the plate to create a more meaningful high school diploma?

On Wednesday the Kentucky Board of Education considers a final rule for actual, enforceable standards for what it takes to earn a high school diploma in Kentucky. And, while there probably will never be a perfect answer to exactly what those requirements should be, recently released assessment and accountability results for 2017-18 reinforce the very…