Sen. Kelly: “An encouraging step” for former Stone Academy students

December 5, 2023

For Immediate Release

Senate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly, the Ranking Senator on the legislature’s Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee, today issued the following statement regarding Stone Academy students being granted $5 million in a Dec. 3 prejudgment remedy:

“This early court win is an encouraging step for these students who deserve relief. The Attorney General continues to pursue justice in this unfortunate situation. Stone Academy apparently did not fulfill its promise to its students, and for that there must be consequences. In the legislature this year, we worked in bipartisan fashion to provide direct relief to former Stone Academy students. We have a nursing shortage, and it is essential that we work across multiple branches of government to continue to help these students get their careers back on track and make them whole.”