Survey says: Or, does it???

The headline of a Courier-Journal article about a survey on school diversity proclaims, “90 percent of JCPS parents favor diverse schools, survey says.” You have to read down to the fourth paragraph before finding any hint that maybe the survey says quite a bit more. That’s the first time you learn that large percentages of…

OEA report on teachers’ union contracts available in our Wiki

I wrote back in December 2010 about a new report from the Kentucky Office of Education Accountability titled, “Analysis of Collective Bargaining Agreements in Kentucky Districts.” This is an extremely important report that legislators, local school board members and others interested in Kentucky education need to see. Among other things, the report goes into considerable…