Task Force Studies Effectiveness of CATS

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh A task force studying Kentucky’s student accountability and assessment efforts has met for a second time in Frankfort. The Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990 requires all Kentucky schools to be academically proficient by 2014. The Commonwealth Accountability Testing System, or CATS, is used to gauge progress. But with… Continue reading Task Force Studies Effectiveness of CATS

Search for CPE President Underway

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Advertisements for a new president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education will soon begin popping up. The Council on Postsecondary Education hopes to have its third president in place by the end of the year. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but the search committee… Continue reading Search for CPE President Underway

U of L Gets $1 Million to Offer Courses on Ayn Rand's Ideas

The University of Louisville’s College of Business has received a $1 million dollar grant to create a course and other activities based on the economic philosophy of the late Ayn Rand. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The grant comes from the BB&T Corporation, whose CEO, John Allison, calls Rand’s novel “Atlas Shrugged” “the best defense… Continue reading U of L Gets $1 Million to Offer Courses on Ayn Rand's Ideas