Fifty Years of Night

December 14, 2013 10:37 PM

In Eastern Kentucky, a decades-old system of school fiefdoms

In 1960, then-state Rep. Harry Caudill, as chairman of a legislative committee to investigate education in every form, saw clearly what was wrong: Many school systems had become political fiefdoms. And despite reforms, there remain vestiges of that power structure.

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