New portals on FreedomKentucky.org

Recently several portals have been added to FreedomKentucky.org in an effort to make it easier for you to find the information you need about issues that affect you everyday! These portals are a gateway to a variety of information about issues such as special needs education, prevailing wage, the 2010 Kentucky general assembly, etc… Below…

KIPP won’t do zip in Kentucky

– We need charter school legislation first During his January 7, 2010 testimony on House Bill 176 before the House Education Committee, Education Commissioner Terry Holliday was asked to describe what the bill’s Education Management Organizations (EMO) actually were. Holliday replied that these were for-profit or not-for-profit organizations with the expertise to turn around low…

What is Race to the Top, anyway?

We’ve started to write about House Bill 176, which will support Kentucky’s application for Race to the Top (RTTT) funding, but I realize some readers may not know about this federal education funding sweepstakes. RTTT is a competitive federal grant program intended to spur educational innovations in the nation’s poorest performing schools. It was created…