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Speakers at Thursday's rally included a former assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of Education and a prominent community organizer. [Read More]
Scores included in the ACT data come from tests taken by the class of 2018 during their junior and senior years and show an average... [Read More]
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The Jefferson County Board of Education unanimously voted to name Kevin Brown, who served as associate commissioner and general counsel at KDE before his May... [Read More]
Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Marty Pollio said if the proposal is passed, he expects some of the new security officers will be hired in... [Read More]
The Jefferson County Board of Education Finance Committee met Thursday for the first time since JCPS and KDE finalized the corrective action plan Sept. 19,... [Read More]
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David and April Simmons say their son was jumped and assaulted by the two defendants on May 23 after the teacher left the classroom. [Read More]
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Nearly six months after thousands of teachers protested at the Capitol, dozens of current and former educators who hope to join Kentucky's General Assembly are... [Read More]
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The plan will be presented to the Jefferson County Board of Education at its meeting Tuesday, according to materials posted Wednesday.  ... [Read More]
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Okolona Elementary was recognized Monday for its success in boosting student attendance. [Read More]
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The final version of the budget is set for a vote at the board's Sept. 25 meeting, according to Chief Financial Officer Cordelia Hardin. [Read More]
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The Jefferson County Board of Education narrowly approved the settlement on a 4-3 vote Aug. 27, avoiding state management of Jefferson County Public Schools. [Read More]
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The board unanimously passed the new criteria during a special meeting Wednesday, and officials with the Kentucky Department of Education expect 51 schools will ultimately... [Read More]
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Better Schools Kentucky endorsed attorney James Craig and pastor Corrie Shull in their campaigns for the Jefferson County Board of Education. [Read More]
The state board approved the settlement in a unanimous vote on Wednesday. [Read More]
The school board has scheduled a public hearing on a proposed property tax rate increase 5 p.m. Tuesday at VanHoose Education Center, according to a... [Read More]
The Jefferson County Board of Education met for more than two hours behind closed doors Tuesday and announced that negotiations would continue in a special... [Read More]
In anticipation of a speedy response from Lewis and the Kentucky Department of Education, the Jefferson County Board of Education plans to meet again 7... [Read More]
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Former Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt was expected to recommend state assistance for JCPS rather than state management before he left amid pressure from the Kentucky... [Read More]
Jefferson County Board of Education Chairwoman Diane Porter said the board hoped to have its response to Lewis "as soon as possible." ... [Read More]
Rich Gimmel's request for a face-to-face meeting between Wayne Lewis and Brent McKim came at the same time that the interim education commissioner warned another... [Read More]
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