Grad Rate Woes in Louisville

Education Week newspaper (subscription) points to a new report on graduation rate problems in the nation’s major cities. Among the unsettling findings, the high school graduation rate in Louisville actually dropped slightly by 0.3 points from 1995 to 2005. While Louisville’s 63.4 percent graduation rate in 2005 was higher than most other large cities, this…

More Infinite Heartaches

– Kentucky’s statewide student data system continues to cause problems I’ve mentioned the problems before, and now the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Infinite Campus student tracking system continues to have severe teething pains, this time in Boyd County. This multi-million dollar effort was supposed to make it easier for parents to access their children’s…