OEA report on teachers’ union contracts available in our Wiki

I wrote back in December 2010 about a new report from the Kentucky Office of Education Accountability titled, “Analysis of Collective Bargaining Agreements in Kentucky Districts.” This is an extremely important report that legislators, local school board members and others interested in Kentucky education need to see. Among other things, the report goes into considerable…

Superficial superintendent evaluations

A new commentary released today by the Bluegrass Institute reveals how the evaluations of school districts’ highest paid leaders fail to hold them accountable for their districts’ poor academic performance. (See news release here) “Rewarding Failure: The Rubber-Stamping of Kentucky Superintendent Evaluations,” profiles the superintendent evaluations for the school districts in Jefferson, Carter, and Knox…