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

Admin, Pattern or Practice, Racial Equity

After the Sit In at Central High School

The sound cut out during our livestream, but I was able to reconstruct it for you here. Please watch and share.   https://youtu.be/2RsWeJQgg-o If you feel you may have witnessed or experienced what may amount to a pattern or practice of discrimination in JCPS, bullying or coverups, or retaliation for reporting it, please complete our… Continue reading After the Sit In at Central High School

Police Free Schools, Privatization of Public Education, Racial Equity, Teachable Moment

Craig Greenberg

Here is a podcast of the interview with mayoral candidate, Craig Greenberg, following the alleged attempted shooting by Black activist and journalist Quintez Brown. This will be updated as time allows. https://podcastaddict.com/episode/https%3A%2F%2Fdts.podtrac.com%2Fredirect.mp3%2Fapi.spreaker.com%2Fdownload%2Fepisode%2F48748192%2Fcraig_greenberg_talks_all_aspects_of_the_shooting_at_his_campaign_office.mp3&podcastId=3111026 Some quotes: "I'm more fortunate than most people who are shot at." "We have got to stop the gun violence." "I am a… Continue reading Craig Greenberg

#Louminati, Privatization of Public Education, Racial Equity, Teacher Shortage

Complaint Filed with OEA

To every rumor, there is a seed of truth.   Better Schools Kentucky (BSK) is the Political Action Committee (PAC) that decides who to endorse for state and local elections and where to spend resources and campaign contributions. We are aware of several abnormalities regarding the selection of those who are chosen to serve on… Continue reading Complaint Filed with OEA

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

KY Supreme Court Hears JCPS Tax Increase Case

In the midst of everything else going on, on February 17, 2022, the Kentucky Supreme Court heard the arguments for and against the tax increase appearing on the ballot in November of 2020. Watch the KET recording here: https://www.ket.org/program/kentucky-supreme-court-coverage/kentucky-supreme-court-coverage-185814/ Below is a summary by WFPL Reporter, Jess Clark. https://wfpl.org/ky-supreme-court-hears-arguments-in-jcps-tax-case/ The Court did not give an… Continue reading KY Supreme Court Hears JCPS Tax Increase Case

Racial Equity, Teachable Moment

NFL = Not For (much) Long(er)

On Feb. 2, 2022, Brian Flores sued the NFL and three teams -- the Dolphins, Broncos and Giants -- alleging discrimination regarding his interview processes with Denver and New York and his firing last month by Miami. The 58-page lawsuit was filed in Manhattan federal court Tuesday and seeks class-action status. Flores alleges he was "treated with disdain and held out as… Continue reading NFL = Not For (much) Long(er)

Police Free Schools, Racial Equity

HB63 Fails to Consider Black Experiences

As I sat and listened to a replay of Tuesdays' House Education Committee Hearing where HB 63 was FINALLY heard after three false starts, and white lawmakers shared testimonies of their favorable experiences with SROs, I couldn’t help but notice one thing. Not one of them put themselves in the shoes of Black people when… Continue reading HB63 Fails to Consider Black Experiences