The Council for Better Education (CBE) is using your tax dollars to sue … you, the Kentucky taxpayers!

The CBE group, comprised of administrators from most of Kentucky’s public school districts, has filed a lawsuit in Franklin Circuit Court claiming the portion of House Bill 563 allowing students in a handful of Kentucky counties to use funds from education opportunity accounts to cover tuition and expenses at private schools “redirects state revenues” in a manner that’s unconstitutional.

Jim Waters is president and CEO of the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, Kentucky’s free-market think tank. Read previous columns at He can be reached at and @bipps on Twitter.