Longtime educator, administrator praises Bluegrass Institute’s KERA report series

Longtime Kentucky public school administrator Richard Ratliff praised the Bluegrass Institute’s new report series evaluating the Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA), which was signed into law by the late Gov. Wallace Wilkinson in 1990. The report highlights KERA’s many failed academic and testing experiments, including the failure of “fuzzy math” and “whole language reading” to…

Kentucky legislators head to Frankfort

Tomorrow, January 4th, Kentucky legislators head to Frankfort to begin the 2011 General Assembly. With a shorter 30 day session this year, Kentucky lawmakers are not wasting any time. Legislators have already pre-filed over 100 bills. In December, Senate President David Williams announced the Republican policy agenda for the upcoming session, including charter schools, tax…