"The legislature's mandate that parents and legal guardians have the right to choose the school nearest their home for their children to attend is not without reason nor fortuitous. The benefit of children attending neighborhood schools is obvious. Busing creates the impediment of distance among parent, child, and school and, therefore, increases the difficulty of family involvement."
If the "occupation" persists on Wall Street, and if it takes hold in Louisville, and Denver, and Houston, and Columbus, and Boston, and Seattle, and Tampa, and Minneapolis... the establishment will eventually be forced to compromise.
Local news for Sept. 30, 2011
Louisville Free Public Library's Technology Boot Camp-a six-week program to help individuals discover and strengthen skills to work, play, and learn online, beginning October 8.
Local news for Sept. 29, 2011
For most of you, it's as close as you will ever come to actually having a say in who gets to fill Judy Green's small shoes.
The rate of new HIV infections among Hispanic/Latino men is more than three times that of white men. The rate of new HIV infections among Hispanic women/Latinas is more than four times that of white women.
Local news for Sept. 28, 2011
Rand Paul has apparently found his inner liberal. He is blocking a new pipeline safety law, which may open the door for the Obama administration to require safety improvements that Congress would have allowed industry to forego.
Secretary Geithner didn't dispute a Harvard economist's estimate that each job in the White House's jobs plan would cost almost a quarter of a million dollars.
The Environmental Protection Agency has said new greenhouse gas regulations, as proposed, may be "absurd" in application and "impossible to administer."
Local news for Sept. 27, 2011