Jim Waters, Bluegrass Institute vice president of policy and communications, will appear tonight on KET’s “Kentucky Tonight” at 8 p.m. (EST) to advocate for reforming the commonwealth’s failing education system, including allowing charter schools.
The program is hosted by Bill Goodman live on KET1 and will be replayed Wednesday at 2 a.m.(EST).
During the live Monday broadcast, viewers with questions and comments may participate by e-mail at email@example.com.
Waters will be joined in his call for more responsible education policies by Rep. Brad Montell, R-Shelbyville, who will help lead the effort for charter schools in the 2011 session of the Kentucky General Assembly.
Other panelists include Rep. Carl Rollins, D-Midway, chairman of the House Education Committee, and Brent McKim, president of the Jefferson County Teachers Association (the district’s teachers union).