Milton Friedman Quote of the Day

“Increasingly, schools have come under the control of centralized administration, professional educators deciding what shall be taught, who shall do the teaching, and even what children shall go to what school. The people who lose most from this system are the poor and the disadvantaged in the large cities. They are simply stuck. They have…

What is the ‘full price’ for Lexington taxpayers?

With pension systems at all levels of government across the nation experiencing difficult times, I believe we can expect to see more conversations like the one in a recent Lexington Herald-Leader editorial: …it’s so hard to find a solution for Lexington’s underfunded police and fire pension system. Through multiple mayors and council members, two task…

Kentucky pension system unfortunately makes another top-10 list

TheStreet.com recently published its list of the ten states whose pension systems are the worst-off. No surprise, Kentucky is identified as one of those states. The article even sites the Bluegrass Institute as one of the organizations calling for reform: According to the Pew Center on the States, a nonprofit division of The Pew Charitable Trusts,…

Lenora Yarbrough on School Choice

I am a big fan of the Louisville parent and grandmother Lenora Yarbrough. She comes out to every school choice/charter school event I have been to. Mrs. Yarbrough is one of the most well spoken & energetic people that speak about this subject! She was also featured in our other videos Virginia Walden Ford (November 2009) & Charter…