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Gay Adelmann

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Gay Adelmann moved to Louisville in 2012 with her husband and two teen-age sons. She immediately found herself thrust into public education advocacy work when a pattern of repeated decisions made by district leaders without authentic stakeholder input continued to negatively impact her son’s school and other schools across the district. In 2015, Gay co-founded Dear JCPS, a stakeholder advocacy group that provides critical feedback from stakeholders to district leaders and decision makers, and demands transparency and accountability surrounding their decisions.
Kentucky elected officials and others at the ALEC convention (photo from Gov. Bevin's Twitter feed)

Beware ALEC-backed legislators running for reelection in Kentucky

As you head to the polls on Tuesday, here are 15 legislators tied to ALEC who have pushed the Koch Brothers agenda. Let's be aware, and vote them out!
Invasion Of The Body Snatchers

They’re Here Already! The Invasion of the Public School Snatchers

The Invasion of the Public School Snatchers has begun, as some cranks left faux "JCPS report card" at homes across the district. Let's grade the grades.

How did we get so many educators to run?

One of the striking stories of the 2018 elections in Kentucky is how many educators are running. How did this happen? Gay Adelmann of Save Our Schools KY lays out the story of working to be sure that incumbents who voted against public education had a pro-public-school challenger.

Let’s Drive a Stake Through This Scary Pension Bill

Halloween Tuesday, Count Bevin is out talking up his pension bill. It's fitting, because this is one of the scariest things out of Frankfort in a long time.

School Test Scores – One Parent’s Perspective

Gay Adelman shares a detailed critique of school testing and test scores, and how they have been misused and abused, including here in Kentucky.

We Must #HoldTheHouse for Our Schools

You don’t have to have kids in public schools to care about public education. No matter who you are, the effort to #HoldTheHouse is critical for you. Here's why.