If they’re not prepared for postsecondary education, they probably won’t ever graduate

The statistics are sobering. Unprepared students entering Kentucky’s four-year postsecondary institutions face poor odds they’ll ever graduate. That point was made by this graph presented to the Kentucky legislature’s Interim Joint Education Committee yesterday by Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education president Robert L. King. The orange bars on this graph show the odds of a…

Louisville middle school loses appeal to keep Site Base Council

State Board of Education unimpressed As the Courier-Journal reports today the Robert Frost Middle School in Jefferson County lost its appeal to keep its School Based Decision Making Council (often called the “Site Base Council”) self-governance authority. This state board decision follows a March ‘Leadership Assessment’ audit that says Frost’s council, “…does not have sufficient…