Opinion: Don’t hurt public education by diverting money to private schools

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Courier Journal

Feb 12, 1:00 AM

Opinion: Don't hurt public education by diverting money to private schools

Kentucky’s Constitution requires the General Assembly to “provide for an efficient system of common schools throughout the state.” The last time the state Supreme Court found Kentucky to be in violation of that mandate, the legislature passed the Kentucky Education Reform Act. By generating significant new tax revenue, KERA funded vast improvements in education and reduced funding disparities between poor and wealthy districts.

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