Videos, reports shed light on the charter school issue
Kentucky School Advocate
Aired on Kentucky Educational Television Dec. 5, 2016, this edition of Kentucky Tonight
focuses on charter schools and features Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Secretary Hal Heiner; Senate Minority Caucus Chair Gerald Neal (D-Louisville),; Jim Waters, president of the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions; and Tom Shelton, executive director of the Kentucky Association of School Superintendents. Click on this link for the video
The Kentucky Board of Education devoted an entire day Nov. 28, 2016 to a discussion of research, expert testimony and views on charter schools. This is a link to webcast of that KBE work session.
is to the agenda of the session above, which in turn embeds links to all the supporting documents that were discussed, including a comparison of state charter school policies, a report by Kentucky’s Prichard Committee on Academic Excellence and several recent research studies.