Charter schools in Atlanta do much better for black students for half the cost

A new report from Corey A. DeAngelis, Patrick J. Wolf, Larry D. Maloney and Jay F. May, “Charter School Funding: Inequity Surges in the Cities,” sheds some additional light on the notable difference the City of Atlanta’s charter schools are making for black students. To begin, some of you will recall the table below for…

WLKY gets Lincoln and his Gettysburg Address. Why don’t Kentucky’s social studies standards?

WLKY understands the significance of the Gettysburg Address, which was presented by President Abraham Lincoln over 150 years ago. But, Kentucky’s current – and really terrible – public school social studies standards never once mention Lincoln’s name let alone his famous and inspiring address. How different from other states. Massachusetts’ current social studies standards mention…