Dr. Eric Schansberg on Milton Friedman

Dr. Eric Schansberg discusses how he believes Milton Friedman would view the current economic climate.  This video was taken from the “What would Friedman do?” event at the University of Louisville, hosted by the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, on July 30, 2010. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=13897758&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=00ADEF&fullscreen=1&autoplay=0&loop=0 Dr. Eric Schansberg – July 2010 from freedomky on Vimeo.

USSR’s economy and USA’s schools: More freedom, not more money, was/is the answer

What do America’s public schools and the former Soviet Union’s economy have in common? They’re both “failed systems,” said Indiana University Southeast economics professor Eric Schansberg, Ph.D. Check out this brilliant analogy by Schansberg at the Bluegrass Institute’s Friedman Legacy Day breakfast on Friday at the University of Louisville’s Elaine Chao auditorium. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=13774723&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 Grocery Store…

Open records update

Operation: Open Records 2010 marches on! Requests were sent yesterday to obtain the check registers for the last fiscal year to those schools who opted to reply to previous records requests via their lawyers.  We talked a little bit about this when it was revealed that Grant County Schools (a district with 5 schools) paid…

Random Wednesday notes…

1) A foggy window is made of glass – but it’s still hard to see through.  We’ve talked for a long time about how transparency is important because it is the first step toward accountability.  This is absolutely the truth. While we do have the Kentucky Open Records Act (which we have made extensive use…