Prichard shooting the messenger

Over the past few days I’ve been discussing a new “The College Completion Agenda, 2010 Progress Report” from the College Board (which creates the SAT college entrance tests and runs the AP program). Among other things, this College Board report takes some well-aimed shots at things our K to 12 education community needs to improve…

Make it 10

More families join lawsuit against Jefferson County busing plan Adding to a story we’ve been tracking for some time, Wave-3 TV reports that still more families have joined the lawsuit against the Jefferson County Public Schools’ onerous busing plan that offers little hope that bad schools will improve. This busing plan forces some Jefferson County…

Civic leaders in Cincinnati get it: Teachers union contracts can stifle educational improvement

Civic leaders in Cincinnati get it: Teachers union contracts can stifle educational improvement The Sunday print edition of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Enquirer has a rather remarkable letter to the community from a host of the area’s civic leaders. This “Letter to the Community from Strive Partnership” pulls no punches about how the current contract between…