Attorney General smacks Jefferson County Board of Education

– Says secret evaluation of superintendent violated Kentucky law The Kentucky Attorney General’s office has issued an opinion regarding the recent secret evaluations of Jefferson County Public Schools superintendent Shelly Berman, which we commented on earlier here and here. Says the A-G, Berman’s secret evaluation violates Kentucky law. For some compelling reasons why the local…

Expensive hall monitor

The Springfield Sun reports that the Washington County School Board has approved hiring a “School Administration Manager” for the district’s high school at a minimum (could be higher) starting salary of $39,846. Supposedly, this person will free up the school’s principals’ (news article shows plural) time for more important efforts. The new manager’s duties could…