Improved education financial transparency now at risk thanks to new state board’s decision

The questionably reconstituted Kentucky Board of Education isn’t wasting much time putting to waste one of the more important efforts of the board that was improperly replaced. Multiple reporters Tweeted out from the new board’s meeting today that the Finance Committee initiated by the ousted board is being disbanded. That’s a huge mistake. There are…

Bang for the Buck report helps generate action

My conversation during the Kentucky Board of Education meeting last week with Kentucky Department of Education Associate Commissioner Hiren Desai confirms our new “Bang for the Buck 2012: How efficient are Kentucky’s schools” report is helping the effort to improve education accounting activities in the state. Our report has helped local district finance folks appreciate…