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When my son was in the 7th grade and the KERA (Kentucky Education Reform
Act) had just passed the state legislature, I realized that he was getting a
less than adequate education. As a result I spent most of my spare time in
the next two years applying my systems analysis skills to analyzing the local
school system. I produced about 75 pages of reports. I gave copies of many
of these reports to local school officials, parents, and citizens. I mailed
copies of the entire set to each member of the State School Board and to the
office of the Kentucky Education Commissioner. I got very little response
locally and no response at the state level. I am making the
entire set of papers available here.
Table of Contents
- Who am I?
- What's my problem?
- What did I do about my problem?
- What are my conclusions?
- My observations and recommendations!
- A Disclaimer and a discussion of National Educational critics.
- Comments I have received & discussion.
- Observations about the school system October 14, 1990
- Further Observations December 19, 1990
- Clinton County School Board Meeting Jan. 22, 1991
- Clinton County School Board Meeting Feb. 11, 1991
- Preliminary Conclusions Feb. 21, 1991
- Clinton County School Board Meeting Mar. 21, 1991
- Clinton County School Board Meeting Apr. 9, 1991
- Agenda for meeting of Parents Monitoring Education May 14, 1991
- Clinton County School Board Meeting May 13, 1991
- Thoughts on Educational Systems July 9, 1991
- Thoughts on the school budget Aug. 15, 1991
- An open letter to the CCHS PTSA Sept. 21, 1991
- Further Observations Sept. 25, 1991
- A letter to my School Board Member Feb. 21, 1992
- Conclusions for my School Board Member Mar. 13, 1992
- Improvement of the High School Experience July 17, 1987
- Observations about the Clinton County High School June 1, 1994
- Observations about the Clinton County School System October 16, 1995
- Computer Literacy, Computer Skills, and Computer Use in Schools and Small Businesses. - 1997
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