Richard Innes, the Bluegrass Institute’s education analyst, will present information on the current performance of Kentucky’s public education system at forums being held Tuesday in Lexington and Louisville.
The Lexington Forum, hosted by the Asteroids Organization and Imani Baptist Church, will be held in the Imani Baptist Church Hospitality Room at 1555 Georgetown Rd. from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. A continental breakfast will be served.
The Louisville Forum, hosted by the Kentucky Black Alliance for Educational Options and the Kentucky Educational Restoration Alliance Inc., will be held at the NIA Center, 2900 West Broadway Street, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The forums will also feature presentations from Ken Campbell, president of Black Alliance for Education Options (BAEO), Todd Ziebarth, vice president of state advocacy and support for the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and Jeff Reed, state program director for the Foundation for Educational Choice.
Both events are free and open to the public. Anyone concerned about the future of public education in Kentucky should plan to attend.