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Progress in Kentucky Education: Higher Standards, Assessments & Teaching

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Finding Solutions: Standards Push Students Toward Real-Life Problems

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UPDATED: ReadyKentucky/Common Core State Standard Resources

Come check out ReadyKentucky’s Resource Page. Recent updates include: videos interviews of Kentucky teachers speaking out in favor of the Common Core State Standards; document quoting leading conservatives speaking out in support of Common Core State Standards; a one-page Fact Sheet about American Education,  and a document from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.   […]

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KDE press release: Kentucky Teachers Support Core Academic Standards

The Kentucky Department of Education issued a press release stating, “Kentucky teachers, like those in a nationwide poll, are enthusiastic about teaching the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) according to data released today…” Get the full press release here.

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Check out the Next Generation Science Standards & FAQ

Check out Kentucky’s Next Generation Science Standards or the FAQ for science standards.

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ReadyKentucky cited in Ounce of Prevention Report, “Early Learning at the Turbulent Dusk of the Pangloss Era”

“Preparing for the Changeover: Communication is Key” In the Ounce of Prevention’s April edition of it’s Policy Conversation, ReadyKentucky was credited with helping Kentucky prepare for the change by engaging policy and business leaders in extensive outreach to help the public understand why the upcoming changes were important and what they meant (page 3).

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Misinformation fueling criticism of school standards;Kentucky must stay the course for educational excellence

By Dave Adkisson, James R. Allen and Stu Silberman (published in Louisville Courier-Journal and Lexington Herald-Leader) Winning strong bipartisan support for a major initiative doesn’t happen all that often in Kentucky. But when it does, we can be certain that the matter at hand is of great significance. That was the case in 2009, when […]

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A Resolution Supporting Kentucky Core Academic Standards

A resolution expressing the strong support of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence for the Kentucky Core Academic Standards. WHEREAS, the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence is celebrating its 30th year of advocacy for improved education for all Kentuckians; and WHEREAS, the Committee endorsed and applauded the Kentucky General Assembly’s leadership in the 2009 passage […]

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