Dr. Howard Fuller, National Renowned Black Educational Reformer to Speak at Educational Forum in Louisville

Louisville, KY. – The Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO) is sponsoring an educational forum on charter schools and parental choice options for failing black and low income students within Jefferson County Public Schools and throughout Kentucky. Dr. Howard Fuller, the pioneer education reformer and one of the nations’s most distinguished advocates for providing children from black…

Professor emeritus: ‘There will be no turning back’ if UPike is added to state dole

Tom Schrodt, professor emeritus of chemical engineering at the University of Kentucky, offers some fact-driven analysis on why the University of Pikeville should not be added to the state’s higher-education system. Schrodt takes a look back at what happened when the University of Louisville was added to the state system in the 1960s and how supporters’ proposal…

Taking liberty to the airwaves: BIPPS debates age-18 proposal on ‘Ky Tonight’

Tune in to Kentucky Educational Television on Monday night as Bluegrass Institute education analyst Richard Innes makes his statewide “Kentucky Tonight” debut live at 8 p.m. (eastern). Monday’s show features a debate about whether politicians should force the commonwealth’s high-schoolers to remain in school until age 18. Innes estimates that forcing an “age 18” policy…

Board of Education virtual learning actions in line with Bluegrass Institute recommendations

In a December Board of Education meeting, actions were outlined to improve virtual learning in Kentucky. In a post on the Department of Education website, Terry Holliday points out that these recommended actions were in line with The Bluegrass Institute’s recently released Digital Learning Now!: Obstacles to Implementation in Kentucky. It is great to see…