Bizarre staff cheating scandal in Louisville’s prestigious Male High School gets more serious

Details of the earlier announced school staff cheating during ACT COMPASS testing at Louisville’s prestigious Male High School continue to dribble out as authorities slowly release more information to the public. In the latest news, action from Frankfort – not Louisville’s school district leadership – puts education credentials for three Male staff members’ on the…

Kentucky School Boards Association (KSBA) says someday school money will follow the child to whatever school they choose to attend

KSBA spokesman Brad Hughes, whose organization represents interests of traditional school districts in Kentucky, recently wrote some common sense about traditional public schools and the growing movement for school choice: “Americans like to choose and ‘choice is a new American value. How can we bring this flexibility to all public schools? The day will come…

National support for school choice on the rise

According to recent findings from the Friedman Foundation’s 2014 Schooling in America Survey, 74% of  Americans have a pessimistic outlook on the federal government’s involvement in K-12 education. The survey also found 58 percent of Americans think that K-12 education has gotten off on the “wrong track.” And who can blame them? In Kentucky alone,…