No Need to Worry Here?

It looks like there’s been some pretty blatant cheating on New York’s high stakes public school testing. Can Kentuckians breathe easy? I doubt there has ever been a rigorous check in Kentucky to see if all the test prep materials our kids get exposed to before CATS testing have any similar problems. The Kentucky Department…

If this guy can get it, anyone can

Peter Orszag says we should cut government spending and that is significant. You see, Orszag is the former Deputy Director of Economic Policy at the Brookings Institution — they are the folks who said the solution to the Fannie Mae/Freddic Mac is a total government takeover (seriously) — and is currently Nancy Pelosi and Harry…

Robert Novak speaks

Austin Texas is blogger central this weekend as it plays host to Netroots Nation and Americans for Prosperity (that’s the left and right, respectively). Keynote speaker Robert Novak is not optimistic about Republican chances in Congress and says Obama is currently 12 electoral votes ahead of McCain. “Why in the world is this race so…

Please, No “Erwin 2”

The Courier-Journal reports that the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) is hiring a new search firm to help find a new council head. The search contract’s costs could run more than three times what the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) paid a search firm for the aborted Barbara Erwin mess last year. Hopefully, the…