Find that bill

With the legislative session now in session, you may want to see if there are prefiled bills in specific areas of interest to you. Fortunately, the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission has such a feature, though it is somewhat cryptically named the “BR Index – Headings.” Here is a snapshot of a portion of what you…

Kentucky legislators head to Frankfort

Tomorrow, January 4th, Kentucky legislators head to Frankfort to begin the 2011 General Assembly. With a shorter 30 day session this year, Kentucky lawmakers are not wasting any time. Legislators have already pre-filed over 100 bills. In December, Senate President David Williams announced the Republican policy agenda for the upcoming session, including charter schools, tax…

Persistently Low-Achieving Schools in Jefferson County share common problems

The Courier-Journal reports that some of the newly identified group of Persistently Low-Achieving Schools in Kentucky share common problems. According to the newspaper, audits of Fairdale, Doss and Seneca High Schools in Jefferson County – three of the six schools from Jefferson County in the 2010 low-achieving schools group – identified common problems: • Classroom…