Jefferson County teachers taking taxpayers to the cleaners?

Across the state, newspapers and newscasts are alive with stories of school districts having to cut back on staff. However, in teachers-union-dominated Jefferson County, the teachers are taking cash-strapped taxpayers to the cleaners. The Courier-Journal reports that Jefferson County Public Schools teachers will get a 2.5 percent pay raise this coming school year. That’s really…

Caverna Independent’s school board owes an explanation

The latest round of inflation in superintendent evaluations continues with the Caverna Independent School Board providing “high marks” to their superintendent. According to the Glasgow Daily Times: “The school board evaluated him (the superintendent) in 10 areas: leadership and district culture, policy and governance, communications/community relations, organizational management, curriculum planning development, instructional leadership, human resource…

Campbellsville Independent superintendent’s performance is perfect??

The Campbellsville school board thinks so. The Central Kentucky News-Journal reports in “Deaton doing ‘outstanding’ job, Board says” (Subscription) that Campbellsville’s superintendent just ‘maxed’ his annual evaluation, getting a full 4.0 points out of 4.0 points possible. Supposedly, the evaluation included: “Student Achievement and learning.” Per the board, test scores improved in Campbellsville. On Kentucky’s…