Courier-Journal’s nonsense about progress in Jefferson County Schools fools no-one

Even the Prichard Committee agrees! In what looks like a clumsy attempt to get the Jefferson County Board of Education to override its vote to replace the school district’s superintendent, Sheldon Berman, the Courier-Journal’s editors have managed to impressively demonstrate their blindness to the plight of their own readership’s children. On Sunday, December 5, 2010,…

KERA’s legacy continues

Kentucky’s college enrollment/grad rates trail nation Jim Warren at the Lexington Herald-Leader has the details. One telling point from the article: “Kentucky had 48 percent of its first-time, full-time college freshmen in 2002 graduate from public four-year colleges and universities by 2008, compared with 55 percent nationally and 53 percent in the 16-state region covered…