AdvanceKentucky scores another hit with AP course performance

One of the big highlights at today’s meeting of the Kentucky Board of Education was an eye-catching presentation from the outstanding folks at AdvanceKentucky, the privately funded effort to vastly increase the opportunity for Kentucky’s public school students to take Advanced Placement courses in Math, Science and English (MSE). Advance Kentucky Presentation Team (L to…

Happy birthday, RomneyCare!

This week marks five years since then-Gov. Mitt Romney signed “RomneyCare” into law in Massachusetts. That legislation provides a sober reminder that state policy that assaults freedom can give rise to federal policy that assaults freedom. Here’s a video I produced last year with the help of the Cato Institute’s David Boaz and Michael Cannon…

Is this really transparency?

The Bluegrass Institute recently sent an open records request to the Office of the Governor. You can view the full request here.  In brief, the request was meant to obtain “detailed plans, analysis, projections and summaries with supporting documentation…” that the administration had that led it to claim that the Medicaid budget would break even…