Kentucky Department of Education’s digital learning report draws from Bluegrass Institute’s studies

A report on digital learning, commissioned by the Kentucky Department of Education and created by OpenEdSolutions was released on December 8, 2011 at the Kentucky Board of Education meeting. The new report The new study makes recommendations for improvement in 11 broad areas: 1. All students should be eligible for digital learning 2. Authorize multiple…

REINS Act eliminates ‘regulation without representation’

The best policy ideas often come from outside the halls of government. Sometimes, those ideas even get the attention — and approval — of Congress. In a Bluegrass Beacon column earlier this year, I endorsed a policy idea by Alexandria resident Lloyd Rogers, a former judge-executive in Northern Kentucky, that would require an up-or-down vote in Congress for all…