Kentucky Charter Schools Association http://wkms.org en Charter Schools Issue Divides Ky. Chamber of Commerce Event http://wkms.org/post/charter-schools-issue-divides-ky-chamber-commerce-event <p>At &nbsp;a legislative event hosted by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the divisive issue of charter schools and parent choice took center stage.</p><p>As one of eight states without charter school legislation on its books, the debate in Kentucky is only getting louder as the January session of the General Assembly draws closer.</p><p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:52:22 +0000 Jonathan Meador 37238 at http://wkms.org Charter Schools Issue Divides Ky. Chamber of Commerce Event Survey: Kentuckians 'Undecided' On Charter Schools, but Favor Charter-Like Features http://wkms.org/post/survey-kentuckians-undecided-charter-schools-favor-charter-features <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit File photo" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201208/School_Bus.jpg" alt="" /><p><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">More than half of </span>Kentuckians<span style="line-height: 1.5; "> contacted for a new survey released this week say they’re undecided on whether the state’s public education system would improve with charter schools.</span><p>But a majority of the 501 voting households surveyed support more school options and certain characteris Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:54:40 +0000 Devin Katayama 37192 at http://wkms.org Survey: Kentuckians 'Undecided' On Charter Schools, but Favor Charter-Like Features Kentucky Legislative Education Committee To Hold Hearing On Charter School Reform http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-legislative-education-committee-hold-hearing-charter-school-reform <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">A Kentucky legislative education committee will hold a public hearing on charter schools next week.</p><p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">The request came from the Kentucky Charter Schools Association, which was created by its chairman, Hal Heiner, this year. Heiner said for the past three years charter school legislation has been rejected by the state legislature. He said House Democrats on &nbsp;the education committee have refused to give charter schools a fair hearing.</p><p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 19:35:20 +0000 Devin Katayama (KPR) 34663 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Legislative Education Committee To Hold Hearing On Charter School Reform