Bluegrass Institute on Twitter!

You can keep up with Bluegrass Institute happenings on Twitter! @BIPPS – The official BIPPS twitter feed! Keep up with the most up-to-date blogs, articles and news! @hollyhallcarter – Follow Holly for updates and insight to health care issues and Kentucky political news! @loganbipps – Follow Logan for updates and news related to transparency and…

BIPPS adjunct scholar John Garen on Kentucky Tonight talking deficits and the debt ceiling

John Garen, Ph.D., University of Kentucky economics professor and adjunct scholar for the Bluegrass Institute, will join three other economists on KET’s Kentucky Tonight on Monday at 8 p.m. (EDT). Garen will be joined by fellow economic professors Brian Strow of Western Kentucky University, Chris Phillips of Somerset Community College and Malcolm Robinson of Thomas…

BIPPS in Louisville Business First: The experience gap in Jefferson County schools

There are many gaps contributing to the poor performance of the Jefferson County Public Schools, including the well-publicized academic achievement gap between whites and minorities and the common-sense gaps which are unmistakable in the district’s busing and student-assignment policies. However, the most serious gap might be “the experience gap.” I write about it in today’s…