Terry Holliday http://wkms.org en Resolution on Kentucky Schools' Make Up Days Reached http://wkms.org/post/resolution-kentucky-schools-make-days-reached <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 25.600000381469727px;">Final action on school calendar legislation came today in the Kentucky general assembly. The matter has been a heavily debated item, considering the number of missed school days this winter.</span></p><p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 21:44:56 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 39543 at http://wkms.org Resolution on Kentucky Schools' Make Up Days Reached Ky. Education Commissioner Named President of State School Chiefs http://wkms.org/post/ky-education-commissioner-named-president-state-school-chiefs <p>Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday is now president of the Council of Chief State School Officers.</p><p>For the past year, Holliday has served as the group’s president-elect.</p><p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 21:57:55 +0000 John Null 37690 at http://wkms.org Ky. Education Commissioner Named President of State School Chiefs Group Raises Money To 'Prove' Kentucky's Education System Needs More Money http://wkms.org/post/group-raises-money-prove-kentuckys-education-system-needs-more-money <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><a href="http://www.kycbe.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">The&nbsp;Council for Better Education</a>&nbsp;is asking its members to help fund another study to demonstrate how Kentucky’s education system is being underfunded.</p><p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 16:34:39 +0000 Devin Katayama (KPR) 36462 at http://wkms.org Group Raises Money To 'Prove' Kentucky's Education System Needs More Money Postsecondary Education Council President Says Kentucky Needs Better Teacher Training http://wkms.org/post/postsecondary-education-council-president-says-kentucky-needs-better-teacher-training <p></p><p></p><p>The President of Kentucky&rsquo;s Council on Postsecondary Education says the state needs to do a better job recruiting and training good teachers.</p><p>Bob King says students majoring in&nbsp;elementary school education at Kentucky colleges often have the lowest ACT scores and highest need for remedial courses. Tue, 08 Oct 2013 19:54:08 +0000 Devin Katayama (KPR) 35548 at http://wkms.org Postsecondary Education Council President Says Kentucky Needs Better Teacher Training Ky. School Test Results Released http://wkms.org/post/ky-school-test-results-released <p style="line-height:200%"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>While <st1:state>Kentucky</st1:state> has already celebrated a record graduation rate for high schools and improved number of students who are college and career ready, Education Commissioner Terry Holliday says there are still areas of concern. The Department of Education released results of its accountability system <span class="aqj">Friday</span> and Holliday says the focus now is on math.</p><p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 05:01:00 +0000 Devin Katayama (KPR) 35226 at http://wkms.org Ky. School Test Results Released Kentucky's Grad Rates Improve http://wkms.org/post/kentuckys-grad-rates-improve <p>Gov. Steve Beshear and Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday are celebrating early results of the state’s education assessments.&nbsp; The pair joined in Frankfort <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_733613769" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ">Tuesday</span></span> to announce the highest high school graduation rate in recent state history.</p><p>That rate is 86 percent, up from 78 percent last year. The state is also using a more accurate graduation rate formula.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 22:15:20 +0000 Devin Katayama (KPR) 34951 at http://wkms.org Kentucky's Grad Rates Improve Education Commissioner Says Next Legislative Session Is 'Make Or Break' For Kentucky Schools http://wkms.org/post/education-commissioner-says-next-legislative-session-make-or-break-kentucky-schools Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday is calling the next legislative session a “make or break year” for education in the state.<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201301/130115Holliday%232.JPG" alt="" /><p>“I think we’ve hit the wall for increasing student performance and without some reinvestment in public education I think kids are going to lose out,” he says.<p>As Kentucky slowly rebounds from the recession, Holliday says the state needs to make education a top priority whe Tue, 27 Aug 2013 17:23:46 +0000 Devin Katayama 34357 at http://wkms.org Education Commissioner Says Next Legislative Session Is 'Make Or Break' For Kentucky Schools Kentucky Commissioner of Education on 'Back to School' Across the Commonwealth http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-commissioner-education-back-school-across-commonwealth <p>Common Core Standards and new science standards continue to prompt discussion in the Commonwealth as well as the nation, and Kentucky's Commissioner of Education Dr. Terry Holliday discusses these area of public concern. In the following interview with Kate Lochte, Dr. Holliday also addresses the status of the state's school districts raising the compulsory school attendance&nbsp;age to 18 as well as Kentucky's&nbsp;new eTranscript program for high school students.</p><p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 18:54:45 +0000 Kate Lochte 34067 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Commissioner of Education on 'Back to School' Across the Commonwealth Holliday Elected President of National Panel http://wkms.org/post/holliday-elected-president-national-panel <p></p><p>The head of Kentucky's public schools has been elected to lead a national panel of state school officers. The Kentucky Department of Education says Terry Holliday was named president of the Council of Chief State School Officers' Board of Directors, a nonpartisan group that advocates for public education issues nationwide. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 13:05:06 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 24711 at http://wkms.org Holliday Elected President of National Panel Ky. Education Foundaties Files with State http://wkms.org/post/ky-education-foundaties-files-state <p>Kentucky is following Colorado’s lead by starting a nonprofit education foundation to attract funding for innovative school programs. State Education Commissioner Terry Holliday is delivering paperwork today to the secretary of state’s office for the new Fund for Transforming Education. The nonprofit’s trustees will meet for the first time Thursday. The Department of Education worked with the Denver-based Colorado Legacy Foundation on the nonprofit. The Colorado group brings millions of dollars into the public school system with programs to improve students’ health and wellness.</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 12:38:01 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 23338 at http://wkms.org Ky. Education Foundaties Files with State