Prichard still doesn’t get it about state comparisons with federal tests

Prichard blithely ignores sampling errors in federal testing I guess the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence will never get it – you cannot do simplistic state to state rankings with the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). There is too much sampling error in those federal scores. Prichard has been jumping on the mathematically challenged…

140 character bills

A couple days ago, Bluegrass Policy Blog posted about Senator Rand Paul’s intention “to force members to read bills” in Congress. This seems almost so basic that we shouldn’t have to talk about it. I admire the effort but in the end I’m saddened by the fact that we are in a situation where it…