Beware fake GED tests

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, which is the General Educational Development Certificate (GED) managing agency in Kentucky, just posted a consumer alert about bogus on line GED test sites. The CPE says the only approved way to take the GED “is through a test administered onsite at an Official GED Testing Center™.” The alert…

State board decision might impact performance trend lines in Jefferson County audits

WFPL reports that last week the Kentucky Board of Education voted to allow Jefferson County Public Schools to largely substitute their own, self-initiated audit for a standardized, state-conducted audit required under the rules of the federal School Improvement Grant/Persistently Low-Achieving Schools process. What is actually proposed is for a state audit team to create a…

Who embraces the free market more: NH or KY?

Kentucky gets left behind again. The Heritage Foundation is reporting that  the New Hampshire legislature has passed a voucher program and joined the ranks of the most states by embracing school choice as a viable option for education reform. Kentucky still does not have school choice legislation. Interestingly this is not the first time that New Hampshire…