Our recent emphasis has been on higher education, particularly the areas of greater affordability for students and improved productivity by our colleges and universities.Kentucky rarely spends more than the national average on anything, but higher education is the exception: we spend more per pupil from families and more per pupil from the state treasury. The Chamber's 2007 postsecondary report argued that our state investment should yield lower family costs and higher degree production, and it's good to see the issue raised again.
Monday, February 16, 2009
Dave Atkisson of the Chamber of Commerce writes in today's C-J on Kentucky's need to push forward even in hard times. One sentence caught my eye: