“But education in the state and nation is in crisis. Almost daily reports tell of American students falling far behind their international competition on performance test scores. And Kentucky has been a perennial poor relation among U.S. school systems. While there have been notable gains in the 20 years since enactment of the Kentucky Education Reform Act, they’ve come too slowly to keep pace with students in other states, much less the hard-working learners of developing nations.”
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(Clue, it wasn’t anyone from the Bluegrass Institute)
This comes from a December 26, 2010 editorial in the State Journal in Frankfort (subscription).
The positive thing here is that with reality finally setting in, more in Kentucky are starting to understand and say what we’ve been pointing out for years. Maybe, with this growing realization, Kentucky will finally start to get some momentum for real changes.