Kentucky Charter Schools on Eastern Standard

May 8, 2017
Marisa Hempel

Kentucky’s General Assembly has passed legislation that will allow  Charter schools to open as early as next year.


On this week’s EST, we’ll learn more about Charter schools and where they’re most likely to first appear in the Commonwealth. Guests on this week's program include:

Charter schools are most likely coming to Kentucky, and 89.3 WFPL has been taking a weeklong look at what that could mean and how it could affect families in the bluegrass.

We’ve examined the legislation that would enable the establishment of charter schools in the state and the arguments for and against the schools. We’ve also looked at how charters differ depending on whether they’re in urban or rural communities.