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…

Milton Friedman – and YOU – on vouchers for school choice and low-income families

From the new Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice 2014 Schooling in America Survey (Page 45): “A school voucher system allows parents the option of sending their child to the school of their choice, whether that school is public or private, including both religious and non-religious schools. If this policy were adopted, tax dollars currently allocated…

Uneven environmentalism

The Federalist has an amazing report about the tremendously uneven way new federal restrictions on carbon dioxide emissions are being applied across different states. The Federalist says: “North Dakota will be allowed to emit 1,783 pounds of carbon dioxide per megawatt hour (MWh) of electricity generated while Washington will only be allowed to emit 215…