Thursday night in Bowling Green: Will major changes promised regarding Kentucky’s education standards really happen?

Bluegrass Institute Staff Education Analyst Richard Innes will discuss the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards that are currently in use in Kentucky at a special meeting of the Southern Kentucky Tea Party on Thursday @ 6:30 pm (central) @ the Holiday Inn Express, 165 Three Springs Road in Bowling Green. Innes will…

BIPPS in the Herald-Leader: Common core standards fall way short

The Bluegrass Institute has always advocated for high standards — the kind of standards that will ensure Kentucky students will be fully and adequately prepared for college or career. Don’t count on the Common Core State Standards to provide such preparation, writes Bluegrass Institute staff education analyst Richard Innes in today’s Lexington Herald-Leader.      

Innes speaks about education in Shelby County

The Bluegrass Institute’s staff education analyst, Richard Innes, provided an update on Kentucky’s education performance to a meeting of 25 people hosted by Shelby County Republicans on October 25, 2012. Updated with the very latest information available, Innes’ presentation makes it clear why the first test results from Kentucky’s new K-PREP assessments are expected to…