Dave Adkisson

Business
11:55 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Kentucky Chamber President and CEO Supports New Tests Despite Lower Scores

Credit KY Chamber

Kentucky’s Chamber of Commerce supports the Commonwealth’s new education standards despite a 30%

decline in assessment scores released last week. Chamber President and CEO Dave Adkisson says education officials expected lower scores because of more rigorous standards that were established after the legislature passed sweeping education reform in 2009. Adkisson says the scores, while accurate, shouldn’t be scoffed at.

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