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Bill To Ban Governors From Overhauling Kentucky Board Of Education Advances
Feb 24, 6:41 AM: A bill banning governors from reorganizing the Kentucky Board of Education passed out of a legislative committee on Tuesday morning.
Parents hope JCPS walkthroughs signal return to in-person learning
Feb 23, 8:18 AM: As many in Kentucky wait for access to the COVID-19 vaccine, many parents in Jefferson County are waiting on a decision by the JCPS Board of Education on whether or not students are going back into the classroom this >
Opinion: Integration at JCPS? The goal should be improved educational outcomes for all
Feb 18, 9:35 AM: The goal of the article and the goal of reporters Mandy McLaren and Olivia Krauth and the editorial board of The Courier Journal has been integrated schools, regardless of improved educational outcomes. I already fought >
Opinion: Education Opportunity Grants empower parents with choice to meet their students needs
Feb 9, 5:58 AM: Supporting public education or school choice is not an either/or situation – both public and nonpublic schools can thrive if we give parents the opportunity to make choices about the resources their child needs. >
Opinion: School choice matters. Why we can’t let politics get in the way of what’s best for students
Feb 5, 6:27 AM: Supporting public education or school choice is not an either/or situation — both public and nonpublic schools can thrive if we give parents the opportunity to make choices about the resources their child needs. >
Opinion: Helping parents with their kids’ schooling
Jan 14, 7:03 AM: There are good schools and programs and many excellent teachers in Kentucky, but the system has faltered for a long time, failing students, parents and teachers themselves. It’s expensive, has failed to produce good >
Spencer County parents grateful for choice as in-person classes begin
Jan 6, 6:26 AM: Superintendent Chuck Adams understands why Governor Beshear recommended a longer wait after the holidays, but said with many students feeling isolated, they were ready to restart their system that worked well before the >
Corbin Independent Schools offers new way to get high school diploma
Dec 21, 8:29 AM: The program is intended for adults or students who may be on the verge of dropping out, need to get back in school for a high school diploma, or who need a more flexible and individualized schedule.
Supreme Court Denies Kentucky Religious School Exemption From Virus Shutdown
Dec 18, 8:25 AM: The Supreme Court denied Thursday a Kentucky religious school’s request to be exempted from a public-health order closing all K-12 campuses across the state. But the court, noting that the order was soon to expire, said >
Latest school choice proposal in Kentucky would create 'Education Opportunity Accounts'
Dec 17, 9:28 AM: Sen. Ralph Alvarado, R-Winchester, who was Gov. Matt Bevin’s running mate in the 2019 election, prefiled a bill to create the accounts in Kentucky.
Kentucky parents prioritize mental health, prefer local decision in reopening schools
Dec 11, 8:42 AM: A few of the parent members discussed their issues with virtual learning, saying their children performed much better when in the classroom. As a parent of a daughter who has struggled to adapt to non-traditional >
Audit complete: Kentucky Department of Education clears JCPS to operate on its own
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.



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