Ever seen the hull of a beached fishing boat encrusted with barnacles? If you have, you'll get an idea of what the average Kentucky school system looks like. A few years ago, a study came out showing Kentucky to have added more school administrators as a percentage of total staff than any other state over a period of about ten years. Now Susan Weston at the Prichard Committee puts figures to paper and discovers a similar problem.
See here also for the comment from the Bluegrass Institute's Dick Innes.