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 30 resignation, as the district’s new general counsel
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 time for the 2019-20 school year.
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, a critical piece of the district’s settlement with the state to avoid a recommended takeover.
David and April Simmons say their son was jumped and assaulted by the two defendants on May 23 after the teacher left the classroom.
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 nearing the Nov. 6 finish line.
Interim Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis said those calling for a delay in Wednesday's vote on proposed graduation requirements comes from those "intentionally misleading" public or incapable of understanding research on subject.
The board’s vote came after it approved a glowing performance review of Lewis’s first six months as interim.
The board is slated to vote on revised graduation requirements during its meeting Wednesday in Frankfort.
Students who spoke to WDRB News say the accusations against Kavanaugh have sparked conversations with friends and family about sexual assault and how they should behave.
Interim Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis called the scores “pretty stagnant” over the past five years throughout Kentucky.
The 2018-19 spending plan includes pay raises for teachers, stipends for educators who work in or transfer to low-performing schools, funding to expand the district’s early childhood program, and money to hire more bus monitors, among several other items.
Career and technical education is one area in which JCPS Superintendent Marty Pollio has seen improvement
Okolona Elementary was recognized Monday for its success in boosting student attendance.