Will Kentucky settle for uneven opportunities in science for its children?

On September 11, 2013 the Kentucky Legislature’s Administrative Regulations Review Subcommittee considers a regulation that makes the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) the only set of science standards for every public school in Kentucky. This vote on regulation 704 KAR 3:303 is crucial. A favorable decision on NextGen Science will likely doom thousands of Kentucky’s…

2013 ACT: How do Kentucky’s white kids match up to counterparts in other states?

It used to be inappropriate to do much state to state ranking with the ACT scores because the percentage of high school graduates in each state that took this college entrance text varied dramatically. Particularly in states where the SAT is preferred, relatively few students took the ACT, making comparisons to Kentucky’s performance impossible. That…