Serving military kids in our schools

Let’s put some action behind the words I found it somewhat ironic that Commissioner of Education Terry Holiday’s most recent blog discusses schools supporting our military families. Certainly, it is important for our schools to help military dependent children who move into Kentucky. A military child’s life is often disrupted by sudden move and by…

Reading war re-igniting?

Maybe there never was more than an uneasy cease fire Education Week reports (subscription?) that activities to implement the Common Core State Standards in actual classrooms are re-igniting the long simmering war over how to teach reading. At issue: a reading instructional technique called “Pre-Reading.” This involves classroom activities to get students ready for reading.…