ACT scores: Less than half of Kentucky’s students ready for college-level English

More evidence that Kentucky’s public-education system is failing to adequately prepare students for college, much less the rigors of the 21st century global marketplace, are splattered on today’s front page. Notice the continued excuse-making for ACT scores which “show that less than half of public high school juniors in Kentucky are ready to do college-level…

Health care plan threatens Kentuckians’ freedoms; reps should ‘face the music’

Kentuckians should be concerned about the latest attempt by the White House to suppress online opposition of its scary health-care plan. This Reason.TV video offers a frightening report about the White House asking the public to report any information on health care reform they receive from e-mails and blogs that “seems fishy.” They have essentially…

Opinions vs. falsehoods

Not surprisingly, the Louisville Courier-Journal sides with the judge and against Jefferson County Public Schools’ parents and students in the ongoing busing controversy. That’s been the consistent stance of their editorials and op-ed pages all along. However, I’m just wondering upon what basis the editorial writer of Thursday’s editorial, “Heyburn’s ruling,” makes the following statement…