Newport Independent superintendent steps down

Recently Newport Independent Schools made some waves with a leadership assessment report that concluded: “The dysfunctional relationship among the local school board, superintendent, high school staff, school council and union is impeding the district’s ability to meet the needs of the students.” This week, the superintendent stepped down. Newport Independent Schools was one of four…

Bluegrass Institute on Twitter!

You can keep up with Bluegrass Institute happenings on Twitter! @BIPPS – The official BIPPS twitter feed! Keep up with the most up-to-date blogs, articles and news! @hollyhallcarter – Follow Holly for updates and insight to health care issues and Kentucky political news! @loganbipps – Follow Logan for updates and news related to transparency and…

BIPPS adjunct scholar John Garen on Kentucky Tonight talking deficits and the debt ceiling

John Garen, Ph.D., University of Kentucky economics professor and adjunct scholar for the Bluegrass Institute, will join three other economists on KET’s Kentucky Tonight on Monday at 8 p.m. (EDT). Garen will be joined by fellow economic professors Brian Strow of Western Kentucky University, Chris Phillips of Somerset Community College and Malcolm Robinson of Thomas…