WHAS11 coverage of black ministers’ reaction to “educational genocide” in Jefferson County schools

The latest development in the shocking story of what Kentucky Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday cites as “educational genocide” in Jefferson County’s persistently low-achieving public schools is breaking today at Shawnee High School. A coalition of black ministers from the West End of Louisville, fed up with years of poor education for their town’s young…

News Alert: New Bluegrass Institute chairman expresses commitment to individual liberty, constitutional government

(LEXINGTON, Ky.) – Lexington native and banker Tim Yessin has been elected the new chairman of the board of directors of the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, Kentucky’s free-market think tank. Born and raised in Lexington, Yessin graduated with honors in economics from the University of Kentucky. He has 18 years of banking experience and is currently…

‘Academic genocide’ interview at Courier-Journal with Kentucky Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday and Associate Commissioner Susan Allred

The fallout continues from Sunday’s shocker news story where Kentucky Commissioner of Education told the Louisville Courier-Journal that problems in that city’s school system were “academic genocide.” Yesterday, the Jefferson County Board of Education held scheduled meeting where the city’s education leaders continued to conduct business in a way Holliday characterized today as being “still…