JCPS school board admits disappointment in superintendent evaluation

The Bluegrass Institute recently submitted a records request to obtain the most recent (2009-2010) performance evaluation for former Jefferson County Public Schools superintendent Sheldon Berman. You can read/ download this evaluation here. This was a follow up to a previous request that was a part of the investigative report, “Rewarding Failure“. In that report we…

Superintendent performance questions in other states

An excellent South Carolina based transparency site has been asking some great questions about whether school superintendents are “earning their keep”. The premise of the post is that the highest paid superintendents’ districts are performing mediocre at best. The Bluegrass Institute has been monitoring this very issue in Kentucky for a while now. You can…

Former gubernatorial candidate to lead BIPPS

(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) – Phil Moffett, Louisville businessman and former GOP gubernatorial candidate, is the new president and CEO of the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions. Moffett announced that the institute would reshape its mission from a traditional “think tank” to a “do tank” by forming an alliance with Kentucky businesses and liberty organizations statewide,…