It’s time.

Time for Kentucky to rise up and present its children with world-class educational opportunities.

Time for schools to look injustice in the eye and fight it head-on.

Time for students, parents, teachers, and policymakers to work together to build great public schools for every kid in the Bluegrass. It will be an uphill battle, but we can do it if we work together.

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The good, the bad, and the ugly of Kentucky’s new five-star school rating system

Kentucky’s new school rating system is is set to roll out next month, the Kentucky…

When a student says ‘The president is going to take my parents away’

In my fourth-grade classroom in Houston, Texas, the morning after Election Day 2016 was quiet.…

It’s time for a renewed focus on student outcomes in Kentucky

The accountability drum is typically a lonely one to beat, but thanks to a new…

State funding cuts are never a good thing, but they’re even tougher for Kentucky’s rural and high-poverty schools

State funding cuts will likely always be a maligned part of the education conversation. Kentucky…

Spilling the Tea with Erin Ball, 2020 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Today we’re speaking with Erin Ball, the 2020 Kentucky Teacher of the Year. She’s here…

Solving Kentucky’s teacher shortage crisis begins and ends with the money

There is no getting around it. Any real solution to Kentucky’s growing teacher shortage must…

Kentucky Reacts On Twitter To House Approval of Bevin’s Pension Plan

Unless you live under a rock or somewhere not named Kentucky, you’ve probably heard the…

Rural Families Deserve To Know What Will Happen With KentuckyWired

KentuckyWired, a bold plan to bring broadband Internet access to thousands of rural families, is set to make the Bluegrass State the envy of the nation. Eventually.That’s because the bipartisan plan to provide rural Kentucky families with high-speed Internet access is currently years behind schedule and $100 million over budget, as revealed in an ongoing investigation by the Courier Journal and ProPublica.

145,000 Kentucky kids are coping with parental incarceration. Could programs like this give them the lift they need?

I have long believed that the power of a quality education can transcend the four…