Matching Kentucky education against a state with massive school choice options – Part 5

Over the past week, I’ve been dealing with the question of “How do Florida and Kentucky compare on the NAEP over the years?” The first four parts of this “Matching Kentucky education against a state with massive school choice options” blog series dealt with those states’ performance on National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Grade…

Matching Kentucky education against a state with massive school choice options – Part 4

This is is the final blog with academic data in our series comparing performance on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) for school choice rich Florida and other states including school choice poor Kentucky. There will be one more blog with some nonacademic information of interest. We are looking at the NAEP results for…

Matching Kentucky education against a state with massive school choice options – Part 3

This is the third blog in our series comparing performance on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) for school choice rich Florida and other states including school choice poor Kentucky. We are looking at the NAEP results for Grade 4 reading from the early days of the Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990 and…

Matching Kentucky education against a state with massive school choice options – Part 2

As I wrote in the first blog in this series, Florida, quite unlike Kentucky, has a very large number of school choice options. So, after I posted a blog on January 24, 2019 noting how dramatically well Florida performed on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in 2017, I wondered, “How do Florida and…

Matching Kentucky education against a state with massive school choice options – Part 1

Florida, quite unlike Kentucky, has a very large number of school choice options. So, after I posted a blog on January 24, 2019 noting how dramatically well Florida performed on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in 2017, I wondered, “How do Florida and Kentucky compare on the NAEP over the years?” I decided…

Upcoming legislative session likely to examine several Bluegrass Institute interests in education

With the 2019 session of the Kentucky Legislature opening soon, reporters around the state are commenting on likely items of consideration, and several Bluegrass Institute education-interest areas are on those lists. Within the past few days, the Bowling Green Daily News issued “State board of education will push for more power for administrators” and the…