Commissioner of Education

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Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt hosts a meeting in Paducah Monday to discuss public opinions on the development of a new accountability system to improve student readiness.

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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 age to 18 as well as Kentucky's new eTranscript program for high school students.