Tell us it is raining

The Kentucky Department of Education still doesn’t have a start date for it’s task force on CATS testing and we are almost into July. Someone has to point out that the education bureaucracy isn’t even doing a credible job of pretending to look at our miserable assessment program, which is what they would be doing…

How’s That Again About Needing Higher Teacher Salaries to Improve Education?

Kentucky’s education crowd has inundated us with assertions that teachers salaries need to be increased before we can attract better teachers. Well, “Amazing Teacher Facts” from the Wall Street Journal (almost universally recognized as the WSJ) says that just isn’t so. The WSJ reports that surprisingly high proportions of students from universities like Yale, Harvard…