FRANKFORT - The testing animal that has led education in the commonwealth of Kentucky over the past 28 years has run out of lives.
The Commonwealth Accountability Testing System, known more commonly as CATS, will basically go away with this spring’s testing cycle.
Students will still be tested in subject areas as reading, math, science, social studies and writing. Other areas will be optional.
While many praised the intent of the education reform act of 1990, the CATS portion of the assessment drew much criticism.
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