U of L’s Math Preparation of Elementary School Teachers Faulted

USA Today reports in “Teachers’ schools flunk math prep,” that a new study on the education of elementary school teachers gives generally unsatisfactory grades to education school programs around the country. The report, “No Common Denominator, The Preparation of Elementary Teachers in Mathematics by America’s Education Schools” only includes one Kentucky education school, the University…

What’s YOUR Beef with CATS?

With our new blog up and running with a properly functioning comments feature, I have a question for our readers. What do you think are the biggest problems with the state’s public school assessment program, commonly known as CATS? I know what I think is wrong, but I want to hear what you are worried…

Kentucky needs this Education President

Kentucky remains one of the last states in the nation to fail at providing any kind of school choice innovations for students. Unfortunately, this issue has become an intensely partisan one with, primarily, Democrats standing opposed alongside teachers union activists. As Congress moves closer to discontinuing the Washington D.C. school voucher program, the Cato Institute…