Educational Testing Service analysis: U.S. Millennials Trail in recent young adult testing

Educational testing service just released a new analysis of how young adults in the Unites States stack up against their counterparts in other industrialized nations. The conclusion: “…despite having the highest levels of educational attainment of any previous American generation, these young adults on average demonstrate relatively weak skills in literacy, numeracy, and problem solving…

Kentucky Chamber of Commerce president David Adkisson on Right-to-Work

We’ve been posting clips from the Right-to-Work press conference held in Frankfort on February 12, 2015. Right-to-Work is a hot topic in Frankfort because the lack of this law is hurting Kentucky’s ability to attract new business. Kentucky’s Chamber of Commerce is all about business, of course, so the chamber’s president, David Adkisson’s comments are…

Simpson Co. Judge Exec. Explains Non-Partisan Adoption of Right-to-Work in His County

Right-to-Work is a hot topic in Frankfort with those who understand that Kentucky’s lack of such legislation is hurting our state’s ability to attract new business. But, Right-to-Work is an even hotter topic in various counties around Kentucky, which is where the business rubber actually meets the road. Hear Simpson County Judge Executive Jim Henderson…

Education commissioner worried: New minimum dropout age of 18 may lead to districts playing games with homeschooling

Were similar games already played with Kentucky’s high school graduation rates? There was a lot of “High Fiving” in Frankfort recently because the last school districts in Kentucky finally adopted a minimum high school dropout age of 18. It sounds positive. But, unfortunately, there is an obvious way for local schools to do an end…