- Column: Support Ky. students with school choice
- > Feb 22, 7:35 AM: Parents are tired of being told by politicians and special interest groups that they shouldn’t have a role in their children’s education. It’s not only insulting, but it also callously denies the reality that parents know
- Black community leaders urge transparency, clarity on JCPS school assignment changes
- Feb 22, 7:10 AM: The local NAACP and Coalition of Black Retired Principals and administrators created a new group to encourage community involvement in school choice.
- Op-Ed: Support students across Kentucky with school choice
- > Feb 16, 9:24 AM: Parents are tired of being told by politicians and special interest groups that they shouldn’t have a role in their children’s education. It’s not only insulting, but it also callously denies the reality that parents know
- Opinion: Black students benefit in charter-school states
- > Feb 14, 9:57 AM: Here’s also hoping that the legislature will take the steps needed to finally make charter schools a reality, replicating in Kentucky the kind of success we’re seeing in a growing number of states nationwide where school
- Judge: Parents who withdrew kid from private school over remote learning to get 50% refund
- Jan 31, 7:20 AM: A family will only receive half of the reimbursement it demanded from a Louisville private school after withdrawing their daughter because it wasn't holding in-person classes, a judge has ruled.
- In Kentucky, Education Opportunity Accounts Can Give Students Chance to Overcome Hardship
- > Jan 28, 7:13 AM: In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kentucky lawmakers seized the opportunity to pass the state’s first significant school choice bill in the spring of 2021. Although the virus caused a slew of hardships for students,
- Rally held in support of expanding controversial 'school choice' law in Kentucky
- Jan 25, 6:23 AM: Private education proponents advocated for an expansion of a controversial "school choice" law at a rally on Monday in Frankfort, despite the law's uncertain future before the Kentucky Supreme Court.
- OpEd: B1 gives control over schools to taxpayers, rather than parents and teachers
- > Jan 21, 7:20 AM: That schools should be under the control of parents of children in the district and the taxpayers who fund them is not a controversial position. If you asked most people, they would say that that’s exactly what they want.
- JCPS extends virtual learning another week amid COVID surge and staffing shortages
- Jan 18, 7:22 AM: Kentucky's largest district will remain on virtual learning for another week, the district announced Monday.
- Undeterred by previous setbacks, Kentucky lawmakers again file school choice bill
- Jan 14, 6:17 AM: Despite protests, previous legislative fails and an ongoing legal challenge, Kentucky lawmakers are again trying to offer tax credits to help families afford private school.
- School officials hoping for more remote learning flexibility as COVID-19 surges
- > Jan 12, 6:50 AM: There is a sign of relief. The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill that gives districts up to 10 NTI days per school. So these could be used at the school, grade, or even classroom level for this school year. It now heads to
- Parents unhappy with JCPS’ NTI plan seek alternative homeschooling options
- Jan 11, 8:48 AM: As JCPS plans to virtually return to school on Tuesday, parents scramble to figure out a plan to balance working and teaching their kids from home.
- Gov. Beshear unveils education budget plan
- Jan 11, 7:41 AM: Governor Andy Beshear will be unveiling his full budget proposal later this week, but Monday he gave us a better picture of his educational priorities.
- No Kentucky, our education system has not made that much progress
- > Jan 7, 6:53 AM: During legislative hearings today about Senate Bill 1, which makes important improvements to the state’s School Based Decision Making (SBDM) law, there were multiple mentions that Kentucky’s education system now ranks
- New program to help Black students sees success
- Dec 28, 9:16 AM: An initiative in Owensboro to connect Black students with industry mentors, their peers and school faculty had a successful first run, officials said.
- W.E.B. DuBois Academy opens Verizon Innovative Learning Lab
- > Dec 3, 7:22 AM: A new lab opened at W.E.B DuBois Academy in Louisville that will teach students and teachers about “augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) equipment, 3D printers, robotics and artificial intelligence.” It is called the
- How COVID-19 prompted more parental engagement in education | Opinion
- Nov 29, 6:37 AM: While the coronavirus wreaked havoc on Kentucky’s education performance, it also resulted in many parents engaging in where and how their children are educated.
- New opportunity launched to help JCPS seniors with next chapter
- > Nov 23, 9:05 AM: By streamlining private and public partnerships, Ky. Gov. Andy Beshear announced that through the Everybody Counts program, all graduating seniors from JCPS will be able to make a smooth transition to either the workforce
- Feds say relief money can’t be used for Kentucky school construction
- Nov 23, 9:03 AM: Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration says $127 million in federal relief money planned for school construction in Kentucky will not be able to be spent as originally intended.
- OP-ED: COVID woke up Kentucky’s public school parents, and they won’t go back to sleep
- > Nov 22, 9:01 AM: While the coronavirus wreaked havoc on Kentucky’s education performance, it also resulted in many parents engaging in where and how their children are educated. Such parental engagement is a priority for reversing
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