Despite fearmongering by environmental extremists, nuclear power is safe and cheap. Click here to listen to the 90-second audio commentary.
In 2009, sharp increases occurred in Kentucky schools that failed key student groups.
Jim Waters will be on News/Talk 93 WKCT-Drive Time today at 5pm to discuss charter schools. Listen in at http://www.network1sports.com/stations/wkct.asp
Only small percentages of Kentucky public high school graduates are ready for college. In 2009, the ACT indicated just 13 percent of Kentucky graduates are fully prepared for a liberal college education.
“As a product of public schools and a public school parent, I believe in the value of a public education. But while every child is entitled to a public education, public education is not entitled to every child.” — Texas Gov. Rick Perry
Once again, the Kentucky General Assembly failed in its constitutional duty of passing a balanced budget within the allotted 60-day legislative session. In other words, lawmakers failed to do their job — especially the House leadership which held the budget process hostage in an attempt to increase the state’s bonded indebtedness by $1.2 billion. Kudos…
Last year, The Bluegrass Institute’s FreedomKentucky.org conducted a vast number of open records requests as part of a transparency campaign. The focus was primarily on school districts and cities and obtaining their budgets and check book registers. You can view the results of that effort here. Now we want your input! Drop us a line,…
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Citizens Against Government Waste has released it’s 2010 “Pig Book”, a study on pork spending projects in Congress. Here, you can view a sortable database of the projects as well as download the .pdf of the booklet. Also available are the archives of previous pig books. Take a look! See what Congress is doing! Be…