Some health advice for Beshear

Gov. Steve Beshear told WHAS reporter Mark Hebert he has had trouble staying asleep at night recently due to worry about the state’s fiscal situation: “Beshear says he’s spent some restless nights at the Governor’s Mansion mulling over ways to deal with the huge budget shortfall.” That could be dangerous, Governor. Why not repeal prevailing…

Who’s Really Watching Our Failing School Systems?

Next week the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) considers progress reporting requirements for Kentucky’s three worst performing school districts (Jefferson County, Christian County, and Covington Independent). Signaling where the worst of the worst problems lie, the Kentucky Department of Education recommends that Jefferson and Christian County should only have to report to the KBE twice…