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Audit complete: Kentucky Department of Education clears JCPS to operate on its own
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Dec 3, 7:02 AM: More than two years after dodging a takeover, Kentucky's largest school district is no longer under state assistance.
Daniel Cameron asks U.S. Supreme Court to rule on Kentucky religious schools lawsuit
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Dec 1, 7:36 AM: One day after a three-judge panel sided against him in his lawsuit to keep classrooms at religious schools open during the pandemic, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stymie Gov. Andy >
Appeals court allows Beshear to halt in-person classes at Kentucky's religious schools
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Nov 30, 7:08 AM: A federal appeals court has upheld Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear's order halting in-person classes at public and private, religious-based schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lawsuit filed by parents, private schools over virus restrictions is 'dumb,' Beshear says
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Nov 25, 9:06 AM: A group of churches, private Christian schools and parents sued Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday over his new orders temporarily banning in-person classes and limiting indoor social gatherings to eight or fewer people from two >
Attorney General, Christian School Sue Gov. Beshear Over COVID Restrictions
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Nov 23, 8:28 AM: Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, along with a Christian private school in Danville, have sued Gov. Andy Beshear for his order that private schools temporarily stop in-person classes.
40% of OPS middle school students have at least one F
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Nov 20, 7:45 AM: Owensboro Public Schools Chief Academic Officer Steve Bratcher announced Thursday during a board of education meeting that 40% of district middle school students have at least one F.
Opinion: School choice policies needed in Ky.
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Nov 16, 6:00 AM: The COVID-19 crisis has vividly illustrated the how hard it is for the public education system to respond to rapidly changing circumstances and its tendency to default to “one-size-fits-all” options has been on full >
JCPS superintendent plans to be 'very vocal' opponent of school choice in 2021 session
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Nov 11, 5:50 AM: Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Marty Pollio plans to be “very vocal” during next year’s legislative session to support more funding for public school districts and oppose educational choice measures. >
Kentucky school choice group optimistic for 2021 session after House GOP supermajority grows
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Nov 9, 6:36 AM: First came the sweeping school shutdowns at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic that led to an uptick in public support for expanding educational choice, according to one EdChoice Kentucky official.
Kentucky school choice group optimistic for 2021 session after House GOP supermajority grows
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Nov 6, 6:13 AM: First came the sweeping school shutdowns at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic that led to an uptick in public support for expanding educational choice, according to one EdChoice Kentucky official.
Opinion: Denying charter schools is a form of 'institutional racism'
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Nov 3, 6:04 AM: U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos visited inner-city Louisville recently, bringing a declaration sure to refire Kentucky’s charter school movement.
COVID-19 provides opening for school choice measures in Kentucky, DeVos says
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Oct 27, 8:11 AM: School choice supporters should “insist” that state and federal policymakers back measures like public charter schools and scholarship tax credits amid the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said >
‘Let Them Learn’ rally outside FCPS board meeting, parents frustrated
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Oct 27, 6:39 AM: The social media-based group, ‘Let Them Learn in Fayette County,’ held a vocal rally outside the Fayette County Board of Education meeting Monday evening, saying the board and school district aren’t listening to them and >
Kentucky schools not given star ratings this year due to COVID-19, but other data released
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Oct 14, 7:40 AM: The Kentucky Department Education released its annual School Report Card data Wednesday, but the usual, highly anticipated figures on test scores, star ratings and achievement gaps are not included this year. >
Report: Kentucky ranks in bottom third of states for eighth-grade math, early childhood education
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Oct 13, 8:30 AM: More Kentucky students are graduating from high school and earning two-year degrees, but the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence is raising “grave concern” about too little progress on eighth grade math proficiency >
COVID-19 relief money for Louisville private schools will shrink after federal court ruling
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Oct 9, 7:40 AM: Nearly $6 million in federal COVID-19 relief funding will be slashed for Jefferson County private schools after a court struck down the U.S. Department of Education’s interpretation of how much stimulus money they should >
New Ky. School Commissioner Talks Charter Schools, Inequities, Politics
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Sep 21, 6:21 AM: I think the biggest question for the state is, ‘how, from a state policy level, how do we raise the performance and experience for students across the state?’ I have not seen evidence that charter schools — just the mere >
Poll: Rural Kentuckians want in-person options for school
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Sep 17, 8:01 AM: Following drastic changes in education throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, a recent poll found 62 percent of likely rural voters want some form of in-person or hybrid learning educational options for students. >
New super PAC plans to boost Kentucky legislative candidates supporting 'school choice'
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Sep 14, 5:36 AM: A new federal super PAC created this week plans to boost candidates for the Kentucky General Assembly this fall who support school choice and education savings accounts to be used for non-public K-12 schooling. >
Column: Enough waiting, Gov. Beshear. It’s time to allow us to reopen Kentucky schools
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Sep 10, 8:08 AM: The hybrid model that we are seeing in so many districts and private schools is the perfect solution, allowing those comfortable with resuming in-person learning the opportunity to do so while not compelling anyone to take >

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