AdvanceKentucky scores another hit with AP course performance

One of the big highlights at today’s meeting of the Kentucky Board of Education was an eye-catching presentation from the outstanding folks at AdvanceKentucky, the privately funded effort to vastly increase the opportunity for Kentucky’s public school students to take Advanced Placement courses in Math, Science and English (MSE). Advance Kentucky Presentation Team (L to…

Governor cites Prichard nonsense

Governor Steve Beshear treated the Boone County Education Foundation to nonsense education statistics a few days ago. As reported by the Kentucky Enquirer in “Beshear touts education,” the governor touted Kentucky’s supposed dramatic improvement in the federal National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) testing program compared to other states. Well, as we’ve pointed out before,…

We Need School Choice

So says the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Education Organization (CEO). Unfortunately, adult interests are overriding the best interests of students and parents in the struggle to educate our youth. The CEO also points out: “Too many of our legislators talk about children and the need for better education, but are more worried about supporting the adult groups…