kentucky schools en Assessment Exams to Begin <p>New statewide, end-of-course, assessment exams begin this coming school year for Kentucky high school students.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;The tests&nbsp;were authorized in education reforms approved by Kentucky lawmakers in 2009.&nbsp; The statewide tests measure student achievement in graduation-required courses of English, Algebra, Biology and U.S. History.&nbsp; Mon, 13 Jun 2011 20:22:27 +0000 Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio 6329 at Assessment Exams to Begin