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Government Calls Schools Failing; Parents Call Them Good

Driven by fear of uprooting their children and dissatisfaction with their choices, few Kentucky parents appear motivated to pull their children from 28 federally identified failing schools. . . .

"It sounds simple: 'Take kids at schools that are not performing well and move them to schools that are performing at higher levels,'" sa... [MORE]

— Lisa Deffendall
education writer
Parents' Fears Likely to Prevent Exodus
October 28, 2002


A Kentucky Principal Answers, "How Do I Know If My Child's School is Good?"

How do you know if your child's school is good? I ask this question at parent meetings and the answers I receive are usually

* Does my child love the teacher and does the teacher love my child?

*Is the climate of the school comfortable?

* Does my child feel safe?

* Is my child learning to get... [MORE]


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    Stand up for your libraries Fight the library threat the old-fashioned way - with a petition drive and pressure on lawmakers
    <br><span class="red"><b>Ohanian Comment:</b> What could be more outrageous: Having to fight for the existence of libraries. <br> <br>Kudos to <i>Cincinnati Enquirer</i> editorial for their position. <br> <br>The comments section has several strong statements supporting the... [MORE]

    — Editorial
    Cincinnati Enquirer

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      Reluctantly, Kentucky Changing Its Education Plan to Satisfy Feds
      Ohanian Note: I don't offer any opinion on Kentucky's previous plan. All I know is it is what they chose. Now they are supposed to contort themselves into the federal plan. What's happening to democracy? Why are we allowing schools of the feds, by the feds, and for big business to take over the land?

      Kent... [MORE]

      — Tracy Kershaw-Staley
      staff writer
      Kentucky to set new math, reading goals
      June 11, 2003

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      Kentucky Reform Group Worries NCLB will Dismantle Reforms

      Ohanian Comment: Be careful what you wish for. All these complaints about NCLB, including NEA's, are about money. With all the money imaginable, NCLB is still an atrocity.

      LUCAS - Kentucky's best-known education-reform group began gearing up yesterday to battle what its leaders described as grave threats t... [MORE]

      — Art Jester
      Lexington Herald-Leader
      School reform threats targeted
      July 14, 2003

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      No Child Left Behind Scores Are Irrelevant
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