Category: Your Voice
Only four months ago, we marked the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, that seminal moment when the eyes of the nation focused on 250,000 demonstrators in Washington, D.C., and where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his immortal “I Have a Dream” speech.
I speak for most parents when I say, when it comes to protecting our children, we are willing to do just about anything to ensure their safety. But do our schools do the same?
Six months ago, if someone were to ask me what the average graduation rate of veterans was, I would have most likely thrown out some random number and not have thought twice about it.
A record first-year class of more than 4,700 students at the University of Kentucky this fall includes nearly 680 from Louisville and Jefferson County, including some of the top scholarship winners at UK.
Not everyone has first-hand experience with juvenile crime, including us until about a year ago. Before we were given the opportunity to lend our expertise for a local start-up nonprofit, Restorative Justice Louisville, our experience was limited to stories we might have seen on the news.