Year Round School Fad Flopping

The Courier-Journal reports that four of the six remaining Louisville schools that still use a full, year-round calendar for classes (no traditional summer breaks), are dropping this once highly touted education fad idea. Jefferson County Schools superintendent Shelly Berman wants to drop this expensive program in the two remaining schools, as well. The school system…

Yes Virginia, we have another problem

It’s amazing that ten weeks have passed without Kentucky’s mainstream media even mentioning the reporting of Kentucky Affordable Prepaid Tuition’s $35.7 million actuarial shortfall for 2008. If we had government transparency, we wouldn’t need to depend on the Lexington Herald Leader and the Louisville Courier Journal to report on failed, well-intentioned state programs. And if…