Friday, March 5, 2010

Institute quoted in Herald-Leader article on Race to the Top funds

The Bluegrass Institute questions how Kentucky can be chosen as a finalist in the competition for a piece of the Obama administration's education stimulus $4.35 billion funding pie — especially since the commonwealth's recent Race to the Top application was submitted without charter schools or the intensity of innovation needed to bring about real reform in the Bluegrass State's public schools.

Scroll down the page to view responses to Jim Waters' insistence that it makes no sense to claim that real innovative change in taking place in public education without including policies — like charter schools — that have already been proven to work instead of defending the status quo while offering the pretense of real change.

Click here to read the entire article.

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