Kentucky’s largest school district needs serious overhaul

Drifting from central mission Hiring displays nepotism-like biases A tough indictment of the Jefferson County Public School District’s central office was handed out today, and it substantiates many Bluegrass Institute concerns. The Courier-Journal’s “Audit calls for overhaul of JCPS central office” story has more details, but here are some highlights (lowlights?): • A total of…

Kentucky Department of Education’s digital learning report draws from Bluegrass Institute’s studies

A report on digital learning, commissioned by the Kentucky Department of Education and created by OpenEdSolutions was released on December 8, 2011 at the Kentucky Board of Education meeting. The new report The new study makes recommendations for improvement in 11 broad areas: 1. All students should be eligible for digital learning 2. Authorize multiple…