Good news, again, from Kentucky’s private sector effort to improve AP courses in Kentucky

One of my favorite examples of how private-sector involvement can improve public education is the AdvanceKentucky program to improve participation and course quality in Kentucky’s Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Kentucky’s AP participation is up again this year with more students earning scores that can lead to college credit for their courses. And AdvanceKentucky gets a…

Innes to speak at Louisville Forum Wednesday, September 9

BIPPS staff education analyst Richard Innes will participate at the Louisville Forum’s September luncheon discussion about “Common Core: The Debate Continues.” Joining Innes will be Brigitte Blom Ramsey, the new executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence. Innes has raised many concerns about Common Core while Ramsey was formerly a member of the…