Opinion: We should be skimming from the top

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By Rebecca Clark Brothers

All good cooks know to skim the fat from the top of the pan, but employees at most boards of education must not be cooks, because the fat is never skimmed from the top, but instead from the bottom of the pan.

Case in point, the eliminating of the midday preschool bus by Nelson County’s board employees and board members hurts the little people: the preschoolers, the parents and the bus drivers.

One of the purposes of the 1990 Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA) was to help the “little people.”

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