When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit in the last school year, school districts nationwide did what they could. Many of them moved with no experience into virtual instruction. Parents did the best they could to make the best choices educationally for their children, but it was all new territory.
Information is flying at us all at a more rapid pace than ever in our world’s history. Just picking up your mobile device subjects you to an unending barrage of information — some valuable, some not.
How often have we heard the phrase that “it is time to turn down the temperature on the rhetoric,” rhetoric used to drive the public discussion on the issue of the day? Rhetoric comes in many forms, but regardless of whether it is a headline on the front page of a local or national newspaper…
There’s a difficult issue that we must recognize and discuss during this ongoing pandemic. It’s one that many of us may not want to acknowledge because it can have devastating impacts on our families and communities.
Early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, we warned on this page that people needed to be careful and thoughtful regarding the information they share on social media. That is doubly true during a divisive and controversial political season.
Recently, the Kentucky Supreme Court decided to overturn SB 151, a bill which would have greatly impacted the incredibly controversial and struggling Kentucky state employees’ retirement systems.