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Introduction to Senate Bill 1 (002) and the Kentucky Core Academic Standards - Recommended Readings

Kentucky and the Global Economy.

National Center on Education and the Economy (2008). Tough choices tough times: the report of the new commission on skills of the American workforce: executive summary. Retrieved from http://www.skillscommission.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/ToughChoices_EXECSUM.pdf.

National Governors Association, Council of Chief State School Officers, & Achieve, Inc. (2008). Benchmarking for success: ensuring U.S. students receive a world-class education. Retrieved from http://www.nga.org/Files/pdf/0812BENCHMARKING.PDF.

Preparing for the Future through College and Career Readiness
Council on Postsecondary Education. (2010).Report on college readiness prepared for the CPE strategic agenda work group. Retrieved from http://cpe.ky.gov/nr/rdonlyres/9bdd2211-14f8-425e-949f-b741b07de304/0/strategic_agenda_report_college_readiness_final.pdf.

National Governors Association & Council of Chief State School Officers. (2009). About the standards. Retrieved from http://www.corestandards.org/about-the-standards.

National Governors Association & Council of Chief State School Officers. (2009). Common core state standards initiative: summary of public feedback on the draft college and career readiness standards for english language arts and mathematics. Retrieved from http://www.corestandards.org/assets/CorePublicFeedback.pdf.

National Governors Association & Council of Chief State School Officers. (n.d.) Myths & Facts about the Common Core Standards. Retrieved from http://www.corestandards.org/assets/CoreFacts.pdf.

Southern Regional Education Board. (2010). SREB state college and career readiness initiative. Retrieved from http://www.sreb.org/uploads/documents/2010/10/2010101409485147/Guidelines_brochure_actualsize.pdf

Kentucky’s Commitment to Excellence in Education

Appalachia Regional Comprehensive Center. (2009). Common core standards workgroup review of K-8 standards. Retrieved from http://www.education.ky.gov/nr/rdonlyres/60ec3523-8584-4cd2-b261-bcb1f96dfa87/0/arrcnovemberfinal.pdf.

Council on Postsecondary Education. (2010). Kentucky accepts core academic standards. Retrieved from http://cpe.ky.gov/news/mediaroom/releases/nr_021010.htm.

Kentucky Department of Education (2009). Section by section summary of SB1/EN. Retrieved from http://www.education.ky.gov/nr/rdonlyres/0964fc38-f47e-44ef-a0d3-ba0678f1359a/0/sb1sectionbysectionsummary.pdf.

Senate Bill 1 (2009) – Status Report

Council on Postsecondary Education (2009). Comprehensive process for the revision of K–12 to college entry-level course content standards: creating a focused teaching and learning model to maximize college and workforce readiness. Retrieved from http://cpe.ky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/A9A05F1E-1389-4D4E-B8F7-58C6F3630004/0/ComprehensiveProcessforRevisingContentStandards.pdf.

Kentucky Educational Television (2010). Transforming education in Kentucky: online professional development on senate bill 1. Retrieved from http://www.ket.org/encyclomedia/.