Education Commissioner: Kentucky committed to technology in schools

This past Friday, Kentucky Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday reconfirmed the Bluegrass State’s commitment to using technology in our schools. You can read his comments, which include information about a number of interesting technology tools, here. By the way, one subject the commissioner didn’t cover was using digital learning to make summer course offerings more…

Beware fake GED tests

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, which is the General Educational Development Certificate (GED) managing agency in Kentucky, just posted a consumer alert about bogus on line GED test sites. The CPE says the only approved way to take the GED “is through a test administered onsite at an Official GED Testing Center™.” The alert…

State board decision might impact performance trend lines in Jefferson County audits

WFPL reports that last week the Kentucky Board of Education voted to allow Jefferson County Public Schools to largely substitute their own, self-initiated audit for a standardized, state-conducted audit required under the rules of the federal School Improvement Grant/Persistently Low-Achieving Schools process. What is actually proposed is for a state audit team to create a…