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William McCann: For long-term benefit of students, charter schools deserve a chance in Kentucky

The first application for a charter school has been rejected. The Bevin-appointed state board of education has been ‘fired’ and replaced. Wayne Lewis, the former commissioner of education, is now living and working in Tennessee. Current and retired educators are running for the state legislature. So now is the time to formally adopt a funding mechanism and move forward with charter schools...