Accountability, Pattern or Practice, Privatization of Public Education, Racial Equity, Safe Return to School

All Eyes on JCPS

Friends, JCPS is having a board meeting tonight, starting at 6 PM. Meanwhile, the folks who have been using JCPS Board meetings and dogwhistles to recruit and mobilize for their hate group continue to put pressure on board members.  This is not hyperbole. They've already tried and failed a couple of times. Following the August… Continue reading All Eyes on JCPS

Pattern or Practice, Privatization of Public Education, Safe Return to School, Standardized Testing, Teacher Shortage

What’s in a Tweet?

On Wednesday, June 29, 2022, I was lured to Twitter by a random notification that Louisville's illustrious junior education reporter had Tweeted something we all needed to keep our eyes on. Turns out, it was about me, or so I thought. The tweet read,  https://twitter.com/oliviakrauth/status/1542309944795471878?s=20&t=FvhdBehI64RmSep3Xq4CzA Aware that I had at least two examples of a… Continue reading What’s in a Tweet?

Pattern or Practice, Racial Equity, Student Assignment

A Year Later, More Retribution

FROM THE ARCHIVES Below is an email I sent, as well as a disappointing response I received, following a meeting we had with Dr. Pollio and Amy Dennes regarding offering parking and a shuttle for families attending Showcase of Schools in 2017. From: Gay Adelmann [mailto:gadelmann@gmail.com]Sent: Monday, October 16, 2017 9:33 AMTo: marty.pollio@jefferson.kyschools.org; Dennes, Amy P <amy.dennes@jefferson.kyschools.us>Subject: Fwd: We… Continue reading A Year Later, More Retribution

District Boundaries, EARN the People's Vote, Privatization of Public Education, Racial Equity, Standardized Testing

Run for JCPS School Board!

Four of the seven JCPS Board of Education seats are up for grabs this November. If you've been thinking you would like to see things done differently in JCPS, this may be your chance to find someone to run for school board in your area, or maybe even file to run yourself! The deadline to… Continue reading Run for JCPS School Board!

Privatization of Public Education

“By Just One Vote” – Organized Crimes of the Kentucky Legislature

What else do you call it when the party in supermajority power continues to pass wildly unpopular legislation by just one vote? It certainly feels coordinated. As if everyone knows their part. Whether it's the confirmation of Gary Houchens in 2019 (Sen. Julie Raque Adams - District 36 in Jefferson County), or the passage of… Continue reading “By Just One Vote” – Organized Crimes of the Kentucky Legislature