On the Impact of Education Cuts in Kentucky

The Kentucky Center for Economic Policy has a new report out detailing the impact of budget cuts to Kentucky’s public schools.

The report begins:

Education is crucial to Kentucky’s success. However, as the state legislature has been disinvesting in P-12 education over the past decade, it has forced school districts to make cuts that harm classrooms and kids. Through a survey of Kentucky’s school districts and review of other state data, this report provides a first comprehensive look at how these cuts have translated into fewer course offerings, reductions in school-based services, fewer staff and cuts in employee compensation, costs being passed along to parents, fewer instructional days and more.

 

Read the full report.

The report is especially alarming when considering Governor Matt Bevin’s proposed P-12 cuts.

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