Coming to a state near you, Kentuckians: More choices for parents, chances for kids

While Congress was busy passing a bill that would restore the torpedoed D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program on Wednesday, a state closer to (my old Kentucky) home was also passing landmark education legislation dealing with school choice and spending. Indiana’s House of Representatives approved a voucher bill allowing students in a family of four with household…

Tennessee: Your difference is showing

If you check out Western Kentucky University’s new Center for Applied Economics online, here’s some things you will find out about the commonwealth and its economic vitality: Kentucky’s economy relies more heavily on manufacturing than all of the surrounding states other than Indiana. The commonwealth is 59 percent more dependent on manufacturing than the national…