Legislators and Roundtables discuss school choice in Kentucky

The Roundtable meetings on charter schools and educational options went beautifully yesterday! An added highlight was a chance for the Roundtable briefing team to discuss the issues with 10 legislators in Frankfort. Rep Brad Montell (R-Shelbyville) (Partly hidden, left) briefs state legislators during the charter schools discussion in Frankfort Legislators in the picture include: Front…

Fooling with figures

The choirmaster of the KERA Amen Chorus is at it again. The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence just released its “Kentucky Schools: Achieving the Top 20 by 2020: An Update.” This little piece is a statistical cornucopia of apples and oranges comparisons. Prichard’s paper starts out by making old news sound like new. It talks…