Commissioner’s blog lays out tough numbers about Kentucky’s education performance

Education Commissioner Terry Holliday and his staff are really starting to tell it like it is with Kentucky’s public education system. As I reported recently, this month’s meeting of the Kentucky Board of Education contained lots of hard-hitting facts about where the state really stands in making education progress. Now, Commissioner Holliday adds to the…

KIPP Charter School principal briefs Kentucky legislators on charter schools

In this video, Tracy McDaniel, the principal of the KIPP Reach College Preparatory School in Oklahoma City briefs legislators on the Interim Joint Education Committee about charter schools and what they can offer. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=14130544&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=&fullscreen=1&autoplay=0&loop=0 Tracy Mcdaniel, principle of KIPP school in Oklahoma from freedomky on Vimeo.

Gov. Beshear: Honor the people’s wishes

The Bluegrass Institute celebrates the decision by the Government Contract Review Committee to express unanimous disapproval of forcing Kentucky taxpayers to spend $200,000 on a contract that allows the Kentucky Climate Action Plan Council, a front group for the radical, Washington, D.C.-based Center for Climate Strategies. The institute led the way in shining the light…