Double-checking ‘perfect’

We wrote yesterday about how the Campbellsville Independent School Board turned in a perfect score evaluation for their superintendent. Today, we submitted an open records request to obtain a copy of the performance evaluation along with the criteria the board uses for evaluation.  You can monitor the progress of the request here.

Campbellsville Independent superintendent’s performance is perfect??

The Campbellsville school board thinks so. The Central Kentucky News-Journal reports in “Deaton doing ‘outstanding’ job, Board says” (Subscription) that Campbellsville’s superintendent just ‘maxed’ his annual evaluation, getting a full 4.0 points out of 4.0 points possible. Supposedly, the evaluation included: “Student Achievement and learning.” Per the board, test scores improved in Campbellsville. On Kentucky’s…

Taking liberty to the airwaves: Preview of Medicaid un-sustainability report on the radio … today

Jim Waters, the institute’s vice president of policy and communications, will interview University of Kentucky economist John Garen, Ph.D., about the future of Kentucky’s Medicaid program today at 3:30 p.m. (EDT) on “The Pulse” on Lexington’s NewsRadio 630 WLAP-AM. Garen is warning in a new report for the institute that will be released next week…

Knox, Carter County schools records requests

Today, records requests were submitted to Knox and Carter County Schools to obtain the most recent performance evaluations for their superintendents. Both of these school districts were featured in our investigative report “Rewarding Failure: The rubber-stamping of Kentucky’s superintendent performance evaluations.“ We will be following up the the four districts we profiled to see how…