When students drop out, everyone loses. Click here to listen to the 90-second audio commentary.
Jim Waters guest hosts for Darrell Duval on the “Darrell and Al Show” from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. on NewsTalk 93 WKCT-AM in Bowling Green. Listen tomorrow morning online at http://www.93wkct.com/schedule.htm.
Parents please take a few moments to sign the petition for Charter Schools in Kentucky at putkidsfirstky.org. The petition asked legislators to support Representative Brad Montell’s new bill, House Bill 79. The bill will allow for the creation of charter schools in Kentucky. Give Kentucky’s kids a chance for a better education by signing today.
Gov. Beshear was for allowing voters to ratify or reject a constitutional amendment on gambling before he was against it. Click here to read the latest Bluegrass Beacon column.
Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Michigan, recently summed up the House version of health care reform: “What we’ve decided to do today is abandon the very principles of America.” Rogers also blisters the Democratic plan for offering “false choices” by insisting “it’s either (a government-run system) or nothing.” Watch his statement before Big Government makes it disappear…
Gov. Beshear spouts that the Kentucky Education Reform Act has been a ‘stunning success.’ Someone needs to explain the definition of ‘success’ to the governor, especially in light of abysmal test scores, deceptive proficiency rates and failing schools. Click here to listen to the 90-second audio commentary.
In October 2009, Bluegrass Institute founder Chris Derry traveled to Singapore to speak about the concepts of transparency and accountability at the Pacific Rim Policy Exchange. The Institute’s own transparency website, FreedomKentucky.org, was used as an example! You can watch the presentation below. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDGmxS8l5XQ]
Phil Moffett, a member of the Bluegrass Institute Board of Directors, will discuss public charter schools on the KY Grassroots Radio Show at 7 p.m. on Thursday. Listen to the live stream at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ky-grassroots-radio.
By covering up poor academic scores, leaders of Kentucky’s largest school district prove they care more about appearance than performance. Click here to read the latest Bluegrass Beacon column from Jim Waters.
We at the Bluegrass Institute extend our best wishes to all Kentuckians for a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday. As a country and commonwealth, we are thankful for liberty’s blessings and also extend our thoughts and prayers to those service men and women who will remain at their post defending our freedoms during this holiday.…