State Sen. Mike Wilson http://wfpl.org en Persistently Low-Achieving Schools Could Become Charters Under Kentucky Senate Bill http://wfpl.org/post/persistently-low-achieving-schools-could-become-charters-under-kentucky-senate-bill <p>Kentucky persistently low-achieving schools would be able to become charter schools to improve performance and test scores under a bill discussed Tuesday in the state Senate Education Committee.</p><p>The charter schools bill adds charters a a fifth option for what the state now calls "priority schools—schools that persistently get low scores. &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The current options include re-staffing of teachers, firing the principal, giving the school up to outside management or closing the schools.</span></p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 16:48:22 +0000 Kenny Colston 4204 at http://wfpl.org Persistently Low-Achieving Schools Could Become Charters Under Kentucky Senate Bill