Kentucky first quarter revenues higher

More evidence that Kentucky’s fiscal problems represent overspending rather than too-low taxes comes from Budget Director Mary Lassiter’s office this morning. Revenues for the first quarter of the 2009-10 fiscal year were $17,798,488 higher than they were a year ago. Even if you include the $15 million drop in the Road Fund, increased revenues point…

CATSflation

I thought the Kentucky Department of Education made all the big score-inflating changes to the CATS school assessment program last year. I was wrong. It was announced in today’s State Board of Education meeting that yet another score-inflating item had been added to the high schools in 2008. The department changed the way the On-Demand…