“When governments fear the people there is liberty. When the people fear the government there is tyranny.” — Thomas Jefferson
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.
We’ve written plenty about charter schools, including coverage of recent reports about the superior performance of charter schools in New York City and Boston. But, at least one public school education type isn’t reading us. Check out this new opinion piece in the Herald-Leader from Jefferson County Public Schools’ Robert Rodosky. Rodosky should do wider…
The school choice fight between the Knox County Public School District and the Corbin Independent School District is going to the next level. The Corbin Board of Education just voted to sue to preserve school choice between the two school districts. It’s going to get interesting, now.
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
State Board weighs in: Siblings can follow to either school system We’ve been covering the school choice fight between the Knox County Public Schools and the Corbin Independent School District for some time such as here, here and here. Now, the latest development comes from the past week’s meeting of the Kentucky Board of Education.…