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Kentucky Reads Fall 2010 Reading List

Kentucky Reads Fall 2010 Reading List

As part of her initiative Kentucky Reads, First Lady Jane Beshear has released her fall reading list for students.  There’s a lot of literary goodness to be found in the list below.  I remember a few summers ago coming across Where the Red Fern Grows at Barnes and Noble, so I bought a copy and […]


Onion News Network Skewers Education Punditry

How timely is it that the Onion News Network would skewer education policy only a day after Arne Duncan, Obama basketball buddy and US Secretary of Education, finished his worst week ever? With the announcement of the “winners” of Round 2 of Race to the Top, debate about the lack of geographic diversity in states […]


Idea Festival — Get Your Innovation On

Think about this … in the recent quarter nearly 50 percent of Apple's revenue was derived from products that didn't exist just three years ago.
Courier-Journal Editorial (August 30, 2010)

Fresh Thinking — New Connections — Innovation That Matters The thoughts above are the key billing for the 2010 installment of the Idea Festival, what is perhaps one of the state’s hidden treasures. The festival brings together thinkers, entreprenuers, chefs, artists, scientists, and other minds to Louisville for a four-day conference on a variety of […]