A state takeover of a local school district takes away the voice of the taxpayers and parents and it’s questionable (at best) they even work.
Well we can add Kentucky to the list of states who have pulled out of their Common Core assessment consortium. Education Week reported on Friday that Kentucky Gov. Steven L. Beshear, Education Commissioner Terry Holliday and State Board President Roger L. Marcum sent a letter by email to Mitchell D. Chester, the chairman of PARCC’s governing board saying […]
Interesting development out of Kentucky. Kentucky’s State Board of Education also adopted the Next Generation Science Standards despite a lot of criticism. A legislative committee voted against it 5-1. Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear said they would be adopting regardless. It looks like somebody’s putting the brakes on the implementation. The Kentucky School Board Association reports […]