Are the days of Frankfort’s closed-door budget meetings coming to an end?

The days of Kentucky’s political bigwigs meeting behind closed doors with armed guards posted during critical budget discussions may be coming to an end. Sen. Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown, and Rep. Jim DeCesare, R-Rockfield, are filing legislation that would require online posting of Kentucky’s checkbook in a searchable database. I wrote about their proposals in a…

Kentucky Commissioner of Education outlines Kentucky’s “Larger Goal” for Education

Very simply, it’s “high graduation rates with students prepared for college.” You can hear Dr. Holliday’s statement on the archived webcast of the recent Kentucky Board of Education meetings here. Move the time slider to 1:21:40 to hear some of Dr. Holliday’s preliminary comments along with the “Larger Goal” statement. It’s a good goal. By…