terry holliday


Wed April 1, 2015

Kentucky Education Commissioner Announces Retirement

Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday will retire Aug. 31.
Credit Kentucky Department of Educaton

After more than five years at the helm of the Kentucky Department of Education, Commissioner Terry Holliday has announced plans to retire. 

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Wed August 27, 2014

Breathitt Schools to Remain Under State Control

"Our district wants to do better," said Breathitt County High School principal Derek McKnight. "The fear is, if the state left tomorrow, would we go back to the same practices that we were seeing before? And I'm afraid that we would."
Credit Lexington Herald Leader

The Kentucky Board of Education has decided to keep control of the Breathitt County school district for up to three more years.

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Mon June 13, 2011
Statehouse News

Assessment Exams to Begin

New statewide, end-of-course, assessment exams begin this coming school year for Kentucky high school students.   The tests were authorized in education reforms approved by Kentucky lawmakers in 2009.  The statewide tests measure student achievement in graduation-required courses of English, Algebra, Biology and U.S. History. 

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