Again, Kentucky watches from the sidelines

While Kentuckians have to listen to excuses about why our state won’t move forward with innovative education solutions, Louisiana’s governor is displaying leadership and taking measures to empower education professionals with the authority they need to make significant reforms in their school systems. From the Pelican Post: The existing law includes language that prohibits school…

Kentucky’s education commissioner explains the new accountability system

Kentucky Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday provides a brief but interesting overview of Kentucky’s new public school assessment and accountability program in this Ledger-Independent article. What remains to be seen is how well Kentucky’s new assessment and accountability program follows through on reducing the achievement gaps that have continued to plague the state for decades.…