“No policy question is ever as simple as ‘How can we stop X’, unless ‘X’ is an imminent Nazi invasion. We also have to ask ‘at what cost?’ and ‘by what right?’” –Megan McArdle in The Atlantic magazine’s “Do We Need Even Tighter Controls on Sudafed?”
Recently, Jim Waters took the time to speak to Ryan Alessi on cn|2’s ‘Pure Politics’ about the growing psuedoephedrine debate in Kentucky.
Tom Schrodt, professor emeritus of chemical engineering at the University of Kentucky, offers some fact-driven analysis on why the University of Pikeville should not be added to the state’s higher-education system. Schrodt takes a look back at what happened when the University of Louisville was added to the state system in the 1960s and how supporters’ proposal…
Blogger Tom Bartlett of The Chronicle of Higher Education cited Bluegrass Institute education scholar Dick Innes’ research on raising the high school dropout age to 18. Innes makes the case that raising the dropout age to 18 will increase unfunded operations costs by $166 million and that this policy has not worked in other states.