Internet Blacklist

I’m getting scared about Homeland Security blocking website domains. Seeing the above image is going to be a more regular assurance with new bills that are being introduced. Bittorrent & live streaming gathering websites are right in the middle of the battle being seized by the Homeland Security Investigations. There’s fear of blogs that speak…

Open records tips

  Transparency is the first step toward accountability. Open records requests and open government laws are some of the best tools we have in transparency work. In this series of blogs, I will be sharing lessons learning, tips for success, and general open records knowledge that the Bluegrass Institute has accumulated over the years. After…

Kentucky school leaders say review process for teacher discipline is erratic and unpredictable

A group of Kentucky education organizations testified before the Kentucky Legislature’s Interim Joint Education Committee on November 14, 2011 that the tribunal process to review disciplinary actions against Kentucky teachers and other certified school staff “doesn’t seem to work well.” KERA created the tribunal system, which allows any teacher who is disciplined to request a…