Getting realistic about KEES scholarships

There have been concerns for some time that the criteria for giving away tax and lottery money to Kentucky college students are too lenient. Kids who really don’t deserve the money get it, anyway.

Now, WAVE 3 TV reports that legislators may finally discuss tightening requirements for KEES awards.

Plenty of kids in Kentucky can use extra help in paying college expenses, but we need those kids to understand they have to meet us half way with good academic effort to earn that support. With budgets getting tight, we simply cannot afford doing anything else.