Courier Confusion

How many kids got sent all over creation during Jefferson County Schools’ opening day? It’s kind of amusing. The Courier-Journal doesn’t seem to be able to get its numbers straight about the number of kids who got home really, really late on the chaotic opening day of schools in the newspaper’s own home town. On…

Education commissioner adopts realistic outlook following Kentucky’s Race to the Top failure

Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday is taking a realistic, and optimistic, outlook about what Kentucky’s education system now will need to implement Senate Bill 1 (2009 Regular Session) after the announcement two days ago that Kentucky had not won any money in Race to the Top, Phase 2. The commissioner told yesterday’s meeting in Frankfort…