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4:18 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

KEA President Backs Common Core, as Major Union Withdraws Support

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Common Core standards have sustained a blow as one of the nation's largest teachers unions has withdrawn support for the math and english standards. Support for the Common Core in Kentucky is mixed.

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1:47 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Kentucky Education Association's New President: 'Teachers Ready for Increased Dropout Age'

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The new president of Kentucky’s teacher union indicates educators are ready for a tougher minimum dropout age.  Many school districts have already acted to increase the minimum from 16 to 18-years-old.  Kentucky Education Association President Stephanie Winkler says teachers see the higher minimum drop-out age as an opportunity

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2:14 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

State Legislators Working to Standardize Teacher Evaluations

An effort to standardize teacher evaluation across all public schools in Kentucky is being undertaken at the state capital. House Education Committee Chair Carl Rollins says there are 174 different school districts and 174 different teacher evaluation strategies.

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