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BGISD seeks clarity about school choice court ruling
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Oct 21, 5:31 AM: Joining five other independent school districts in Kentucky, the Bowling Green Independent School District is seeking clarity about the scope of a recent Franklin Circuit Court ruling challenging the legality of House Bill >
He had big dreams of an elite Louisville high school. But he wound up at a ‘bad’ one.
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Oct 21, 5:18 AM: In Louisville, one public school consistently at the bottom of rankings and test scores is Iroquois High. One consistently at the top is Manual High, a magnet school located just a 10-minute drive away.
Columnist: School choice court defeat a bump in the road
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Oct 18, 8:02 AM: Franklin Circuit Court Judge Phillip Shepherd’s ruling that the school choice bill passed earlier this year is unconstitutional is hardly a “crippling blow” — as the Courier-Journal describes it — to the commonwealth’s >
Opinion: Facts don’t mesh with myth
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Oct 15, 8:53 AM: Proponents of spending even more tax dollars on the public education system hardly ever address the fact that our increasingly expensive public schools offer a mediocre or outright-defective experience for far too many >
Kentucky judge strikes down school choice law; proponents plan quick appeal
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Oct 13, 8:11 AM: Advocates for school choice in Kentucky suffered a defeat late last week when a judge ruled a new state law that establishes tax credits and educational grants was unconstitutional.
Judge's ruling strikes blow to Kentucky's new school choice law
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Oct 11, 11:12 AM: Franklin Circuit Court Judge Phillip Shepherd's decision delivers a crippling blow to the fledgling education opportunity account program, which narrowly became law earlier this year.
New innovative lab at Olmsted Academy North gives students access to advanced technology
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Oct 8, 5:55 AM: Innovation and creativity will ooze out of a lab at Olmsted Academy North. The students will get a whole new experience in learning thanks to Verizon. Students like 12-year-old Caleb Allen are transforming from consumers >
Kentucky test scores wobble after pandemic-stricken school year. Here's why
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Sep 30, 8:12 AM: When they sat down in schools last May, masked up and more or less prepared for the test in front of them, Louisville’s students had lived through dual crises — a global pandemic and a homegrown racial reckoning — since >
Kentucky schools overwhelmingly keep mask mandates after Republicans scrapped state requirement
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Sep 22, 9:13 AM: He feared their cases would be the “tip of the iceberg” after the mostly Republican state legislature during a special session earlier this month repealed a statewide school mask mandate unilaterally put in place by the >
Op-Ed: Private School Tax Credit Program at Odds With Kentucky’s Constitution
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Sep 21, 8:40 AM: The framers of Kentucky’s constitution made crystal clear the state’s responsibility to provide for a system of common, public schools across the commonwealth. And in 1989 the Kentucky Supreme Court affirmed that >
Education opportunity accounts, Kentucky's school-choice measure, goes before judge
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Sep 17, 8:38 AM: Kentucky's fledgling education opportunity account program went before a judge Thursday in a legal challenge opponents hope will stop the program's full implementation.
Ky. school districts begin virtual programs; they’re seeing waitlists
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Sep 15, 9:41 AM: As COVID-19 cases continue to increase, parents are looking into virtual school options. Some districts gave the option at the beginning of the year, while others are just now starting a program.
Kentucky Lawmakers Scrap Statewide Mask Mandate In Schools
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Sep 10, 11:43 AM: Kentucky lawmakers, many not wearing masks, voted Thursday to scrap a statewide mask mandate in public schools and shifted masking decisions to local school boards, acting in a special session as the state’s worst COVID-19 >
Opinion: It’s time to shop for more than just schools supplies. It’s time to shop for education
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Sep 8, 3:15 PM: Unfortunately for many families, this season is a reminder that their students — and thousands more like them across Kentucky — are trapped in a situation that just isn’t right for them.
Kentucky teachers hoping lawmakers take action on more flexibility for NTI days
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Sep 3, 10:18 AM: Classrooms in Kentucky are sitting empty after many districts have had to either switch to non-traditional instruction, or just close altogether, because so many students and staff are quarantined with COVID-19. >
School leaders say steady funding, flexibility in remote learning and hiring needed with COVID-19
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Sep 2, 11:53 AM: Kentucky education groups say they need reliable funding and more flexibility in utilizing remote learning and hiring as lawmakers prepare for a special session in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This Catholic school doesn’t charge tuition and all of its graduates have gone to college
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Sep 2, 11:37 AM: For 30 years Father Tom Carroll has watched every graduate at The Piarist School go on to college. It’s an impressive statistic — even for a private school. But this tiny Catholic school in the mountains is a genuine >
As Delta Surges, JCPS Virtual School Runs Out Of Room
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Aug 30, 2:15 PM: Families worried about the health risks of sending their kids to in-person classes in Jefferson County Public Schools have few options now that the district has run out of room in JCPS’ only fully virtual school. >
Ky. school district closes until Sept. 7 over COVID. New law halts learning for some.
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Aug 27, 6:14 AM: In one of the longest school shutdowns in Kentucky this academic year due to COVID-19, Lee County Public Schools has closed until Sept. 7, with no learning this week.
Opinion: Education opportunity Account offer choices
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Aug 27, 5:25 AM: We read stories from across the country of young people who are thriving because their parents had educational choice and a chance to build a learning environment to fit their needs. EdChoice Kentucky believes every >

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