School Choice Radio Blitz

As part of National School Choice Week, Bluegrass Institute president and CEO Jim Waters appeared on WHAS’ Terry Meiners Show, WVLK’s Kruser and Krew, and 55KRC on the Brian Thomas Show. You can listen by clicking on the podcast links below. Jim Waters Talks with Kruser About School Choice Jim Waters Discusses School Choice with…

Quote of the Day – On school choice

“The popularity of Florida’s varied school choice programs, such as open enrollment systems, private-school scholarships, and education savings account, and the state’s successes on the most recent National Assessment of Educational Progress (including its students from low-income households) testify to choice’s political and educational viability, said Tori Bell, a policy analyst at the Foundation for…

Wave 3 Guest Editorial

Yesterday, Bluegrass Institute president and CEO Jim Waters visited WAVE 3 News for a guest editorial about the need for charter schools in Kentucky: Transcript: CREDO, a respected research group at Stanford University, has studied charter schools for a decade. The group’s reports consistently show that once students spend enough time in charter schools to…

News Release – BIPPS to feds: Continue supporting Ky’s Medicaid waiver

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) — The Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, Kentucky’s first and only free-market think tank, submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in support of the Section 1115 Medicaid waiver submitted by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration that strives to move able-bodied adults from welfare to work, thus removing them…