common core standards http://wkms.org en KEA President Backs Common Core, as Major Union Withdraws Support http://wkms.org/post/kea-president-backs-common-core-major-union-withdraws-support <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Common Core standards have sustained a blow </span><a href="http://www.politico.com/story/2014/01/new-york-common-core-teachers-schools-education-102614.html" style="line-height: 1.5;">as one of the nation's largest teachers unions has withdrawn support for the math and english standards.</a>&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Support for the Common Core in Kentucky is mixed.</span></p><p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:18:38 +0000 John Null 38310 at http://wkms.org KEA President Backs Common Core, as Major Union Withdraws Support Prichard Committee Director Answers Questions About Common Core Standards http://wkms.org/post/prichard-committee-director-answers-questions-about-common-core-standards <p>The May first edition of the Wall Street Journal included an article by Stephanie Banchero entitled "Learning Goals Spur Backlash." To find out about if there's been any backlash from adopting the Common Core standards in Kentucky schools, we sought an overview from The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, the state's private, non-profit advocacy group for all levels of public education. Kate Lochte speaks with its Executive Director Dr. Stu Silberman.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 13 May 2013 21:03:08 +0000 Kate Lochte 31627 at http://wkms.org Prichard Committee Director Answers Questions About Common Core Standards KDE Announces Nov. 2 Test Score Release Date http://wkms.org/post/kde-announces-nov-2-test-score-release-date <p>The Kentucky Department of Education releases state test scores November 2. KDE has warned for months to expect lackluster scores from Kentucky's new public school assessments. Students in the state's 174 school districts took the inaugural Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress tests last spring. Mon, 22 Oct 2012 16:52:48 +0000 The Associated Press & Angela Hatton 23542 at http://wkms.org KDE Announces Nov. 2 Test Score Release Date