kentucky
Public Education
Education choice analysis pegs Kentucky 30th

(The Center Square) – A report released last week shows Kentucky has quite a bit of room for growth regarding educational choice initiatives. Kentucky was among a dozen states receiving… Read More

October 3, 2023
Culture
Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron emphasizes faith in Kentucky gubernatorial race

Daniel Cameron, the Republican challenger for Kentucky’s governor’s office, is heralding faith and conservative values in his effort to oust incumbent Democrat Andy Beshear. “I fully believe that we have… Read More

September 19, 2023
Courts
Court rules former Kentucky county clerk who refused gay marriage licenses must personally pay same-sex couple $100K. Appeal may go to Supreme Court

A Kentucky county clerk was ordered by a jury to personally pay $100,000 in damages to a gay couple, some eight years after she refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses… Read More

September 15, 2023
Public Education
What do this year’s gubernatorial candidates in Kentucky, Louisiana and Mississippi think about education?

Three states will elect governors in November. Here’s where the frontrunners stand on education. Kentucky In the Bluegrass State, Democratic incumbent Gov. Andy Beshear is running against Republican Daniel Cameron,… Read More

August 21, 2023
Public Education
Kentucky’s largest school district remains out while fixing transportation issues

(The Center Square) – Students in Kentucky’s largest public school district will remain out through at least the middle of this week as Jefferson County Public Schools officials continue to… Read More

August 15, 2023
Public Education
School system shuts down as students stranded on buses after first day back

(The Daily Signal) – After a long first day of school Wednesday, hundreds of students in Louisville, Kentucky, were stuck on school buses until almost 10 p.m. Read More

August 11, 2023
Public Education
‘We’re very optimistic’: Education reform advocate explains the path forward for school choice in Kentucky

Despite having fallen behind the school choice wave, Kentucky education reform advocates are confident change is right around the corner. The Bluegrass State is one of just five states… Read More

July 27, 2023
Courts
Kentucky ban on child sex change procedures reinstated by judge

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A federal judge ruled Friday that Kentucky can enforce its state law which prohibits sex change treatments for minors, according to Reuters. U.S. District Judge… Read More

July 17, 2023
Public Education
Some universities plan to eliminate minority scholarships after SCOTUS ban on using race in admissions

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Some universities are seeking to eliminate scholarships for minorities after the Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action banned using race in admissions decisions. The legality… Read More

July 6, 2023
Courts
Judge hears arguments in lawsuit over Kentucky’s new charter school law 

A Kentucky circuit court judge heard arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit challenging a new state law allowing charter schools to open. The measure, House Bill 9,… Read More

June 22, 2023
Courts
Federal court dismisses Kentucky abortion lawsuit as moot

(The Center Square) – A federal court dismissed a lawsuit Planned Parenthood and EMW Women’s Surgical Center filed against the state last year regarding an abortion law passed by the… Read More

June 20, 2023
Christian Schools
Christian school’s fundraiser reaches new heights as leaders finish 24-hour rooftop vigil 

Leaders at a Kentucky school will stop at nothing to keep Christian education affordable – even enduring a chilly overnight stay on the rooftops of school buildings. “We have a… Read More

May 24, 2023
Legislation
Four states advance bills prohibiting union dues deductions

Four states have advanced Republican-sponsored bills prohibiting union dues deductions for certain public-sector employees. Here’s what those bills say and where they stand. Arkansas Arkansas lawmakers delivered Senate Bill 473 to… Read More

April 19, 2023
Legislation
Kentucky school choice amendment could be on the ballot in 2024

(The Center Square) – Unlike other recent Kentucky General Assembly sessions, legislators did not pass a school choice bill before this year’s session ended last week. However, proponents are not… Read More

April 4, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Parental Rights in Education bill becomes law after Democratic governor declines to veto

(Daily Caller) – Democratic Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear let a bill that allows parents to challenge sexually explicit school materials become law without his signature on Tuesday. Read More

March 29, 2023
Public Education
New Kentucky law expands definitions related to the use of school resource officers

(The Center Square) – Kentucky lawmakers hope they have already have taken steps that can help avoid a tragedy such as took place in Nashville, Tennessee, on Monday. On Friday… Read More

March 28, 2023
Culture
Kentucky Gov. Beshear vetoes Senate bill restricting sex-change procedures for youth and sex ed in schools

Image via Facebook. (The Center Square) – The primary sponsor of a controversial bill that Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear vetoed Friday called out the Democrat for kowtowing… Read More

March 27, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Kentucky bill allowing parents to challenge ‘obscene’ classroom material heads to governor’s desk

(Daily Caller) – The Kentucky House passed a bill on Wednesday that would allow parents to challenge sexually explicit materials in the classroom. In an 80-18 vote,… Read More

March 17, 2023
Christian Schools, Culture
‘We cannot stop something we did not start’: Asbury ‘revival’ meetings end, ripples continue

Although the “outpouring” services at Asbury University were officially concluded, the life-changing testimonies from the last few weeks continue to pour in. Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky, experienced… Read More

February 27, 2023
Christian Schools
University chapel service ‘hasn’t ended’ since Feb. 8 in what many are calling a ‘revival’

A small Christian college in Kentucky has reported nonstop praise and worship in its chapel since Wednesday, Feb. 8. “Three times a week, we stop everything that we’re… Read More

February 13, 2023