Kentucky Commissioner of Education outlines Kentucky’s “Larger Goal” for Education

Very simply, it’s “high graduation rates with students prepared for college.” You can hear Dr. Holliday’s statement on the archived webcast of the recent Kentucky Board of Education meetings here. Move the time slider to 1:21:40 to hear some of Dr. Holliday’s preliminary comments along with the “Larger Goal” statement. It’s a good goal. By…

Kentucky’s math problems

There is no question – math has historically been the weakest academic area in Kentucky’s public school system. Thus, the Kentucky Legislature’s Education Assessment and Accountability Review Subcommittee (EAARS) directed the Kentucky Office of Education Accountability (OEA) to perform a very extensive study of the situation. The report has been presented to the EAARS for…