Education Commissioner Terry Holliday said the initiative called the Kentucky Core Academic Standards Challenge will begin in the fall.
He says the project isn't a reaction to criticism of the national Common Core standards, on which
standards are based. Kentucky
Instead, Holliday said he has always maintained that the state standards should be formally reviewed after about five years. Kentucky Core Academic Standards were implemented in 2010.
Holliday said a group of higher education professionals, business leaders and teachers will use the public feedback to make revisions.