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KY legislature, governor OK bill eliminating race from higher ed funding model

Posted on AllSides April 18th, 2024
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By the time this year’s fall semester begins, Kentucky’s public colleges and universities won’t be evaluated by the racial makeup of their student body. Senate Bill 191, which explicitly bars the Council on Postsecondary Education from considering race in its performance-based funding model, passed the legislature Monday and was signed into law by Gov. Andy Beshear Wednesday afternoon. Because it was passed after the legislature’s 10-day veto break, Beshear was in the driver’s seat as to whether the bill would become law or not. The bill states outright that the...

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