Quote of the Day – Plus – Kentucky teacher trying to cope with state’s horrible social studies standards

“…the biggest problem is how insanely complicated the standards are. It will never be successfully implemented because it’s simply not remotely clear what we are supposed to teach. This causes lots of important knowledge students should know to fall through the cracks. And, ‘coverage of content is not the focus’. In the end, we are…

UPDATED: UofL efforts negated job retention requirement as part of taxpayer-backed loan

The Cabinet for Economic Development (CED) has never done a deal like the University of Louisville’s acquisition of Jewish Hospital. Their reliance on UofL in setting the terms of the loan demonstrated either a lack of capability to evaluate the deal or lack of interest in independently researching Louisville’s health care sector (or both). As…