Is the Courier-Journal demanding something a district superintendent can’t deliver?

– KERA may be in the way The fallout from Coach Jason Stinson’s criminal trial acquittal in the tragic heat exhaustion death of football player Max Gilpin may serve to highlight the incredible, and widely misunderstood, lack of authority and control now impacting local school boards and district school superintendents in Kentucky. A Courier-Journal editorial…

Louisville’s school busing mess may get messier

Apparently, a construction project on Interstate 65 in Louisville will impact the district’s already bothersome busing mess even more. Schools expected to be impacted include Okolona Elementary, Moore Traditional High School, Moore Traditional Middle School, Smyrna Elementary and Southern High school. However, with the city’s major north-south freeway in a mess, city street traffic that…

2010 Students needing remedial work won’t start at the University of Cincinnati’s main campus

It’s an action that probably has repercussions for Kentucky students and could foreshadow a trend at other competitive colleges. The University of Cincinnati just announced that students who need remedial courses will be diverted to one of the school’s satellite campuses when they enroll next fall. The print version of the Kentucky Enquirer’s news article,…

How’s that?

It seems the Kentucky Executive Branch Ethics Commission voted Friday to allow former Kentucky governor Paul Patton to continue to serve on the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education as its chairman while simultaneously serving as Pikeville College’s president. Use our comments feature to let us know what you think about this.

All teacher graduate programs certifications to “Sunset” in Kentucky

Last night’s KET special on “Kentucky Principals, Leading by Example” (sorry, not yet on line) contained a stunning revelation. Education Professional Standards Board head Dr. Phil Rodgers announced that the certification of every education Masters Degree program in Kentucky will “sunset” (i.e. terminate) in 2010 and the certification of every Kentucky education school’s principal preparation…