After a decade of CATS testing, state legislators threw Kentucky’s standardized assessment to the curb last week.
Passed by the Kentucky Senate and House of Representatives during their recent session, the legislation, named Senate Bill 1 plans for revamping of the tests known as CATS - named for the Commonwealth Accountability Testing System.
The legislation was signed into effect by Gov. Steve Beshear on Monday.
“The changes will be phased in,” said Rep. Tom McKee Monday morning, adding that a new test will be in place by 2011.