What’s YOUR Beef with CATS?

With our new blog up and running with a properly functioning comments feature, I have a question for our readers. What do you think are the biggest problems with the state’s public school assessment program, commonly known as CATS? I know what I think is wrong, but I want to hear what you are worried…

How’s That Again About Needing Higher Teacher Salaries to Improve Education?

Kentucky’s education crowd has inundated us with assertions that teachers salaries need to be increased before we can attract better teachers. Well, “Amazing Teacher Facts” from the Wall Street Journal (almost universally recognized as the WSJ) says that just isn’t so. The WSJ reports that surprisingly high proportions of students from universities like Yale, Harvard…