Good job, Union County

Congratulations to Superintendent Josh Powell KDE, pay attention The Union County School District has been ‘on our RADAR’ since 2009 when its superintendent, Josh Powell, stood up to pressure from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) to do things their way, using their assistance team to help, or else. Powell felt he had some better…

Ghost-ly Statistics revisited

The year was 2005. The ‘KERA Amen Chorus’ was hot with accusations that Kentuckians were education cheapskates. That charge was based on a Governing Magazine study that said Kentucky ranked last in the nation for education spending. Governing said their ranking was based on data from the US Census Bureau. It looked damning. But, the…