Newspaper: Jefferson County School Board flunking “Transparency 101”

Yesterday’s Courier-Journal reports on the continuing confrontation concerning the recent closed door evaluation of Jefferson County Schools superintendent Shelly Berman. The school board says it did nothing wrong and an existing Kentucky Attorney General opinion does not apply. However, the newspaper isn’t buying it and says it will appeal to the Attorney General’s office. According…

A tale of some Kentucky schools

Thanks to some extensive data collecting by Strive Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky (See the “2009 Striving Together: Report Card”), I just got a chance to compare some performance measures such as high school graduation rates and ACT scores for Kentucky Catholic Schools to those of nearby public schools. In Northern Kentucky, Catholic Schools offer the major school…