UK trustees to taxpayers: You may pay the bills, but we do our business in secret

Today’s Lexington Herald-Leader reported that a former U.S.-Senator-from-Ohio wannabe Eric Fingerhut is a candidate for the post of chief politician, I’m sorry — “president” — of the University of Kentucky. Who are the other candidates? We, the taxpayers, don’t know — even though we, the taxpayers, are paying the high salaries of these university presidents,…

Finally telling it right

Our high schools are not preparing kids for college and careers It was a remarkably candid admission from Kentucky Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday. The Central Kentucky News-Journal reports: “Holliday said Kentucky’s education system sells a false promise to students that if they graduate high school they are ready for college or a career. The…