Persistently Low-Achieving Knight Middle school recommended for principal, SBDM change

Superintendent Sheldon Berman clueless The latest audit of a Persistently Low-Achieving School is out. This time the Knight Middle School from Jefferson County is in the spotlight, and the glare is pretty harsh. A few comments from the Audit: • “The principal and school council have not demonstrated leadership that provides guidance and engages stakeholders…

Pension crisis primer

It is not a secret that Kentucky’s pension system is in serious crisis.  Read more about this here. We will no doubt be hearing more about this in years to come in Kentucky. In fact, don’t be surprised if this issue is dominant in upcoming legislative sessions and election debates. With that in mind, here…

More on the highly paid, low performing leadership at Newport Independent Schools

District lacks capability/capacity to turn high school aroundTalk about a school district in chaos! Check this comment! “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.”Quote from: Newport Independent District Leadership Assessment Report dated 04/24/2011 to…