A district investigator found Vinegar “in clear violation” of a law against abusing a public trust and said in a March 5 memo that he might have committed a class D felony in his misappropriation of athletics funds.
Dylan Hill died July 31 after he somehow got out of a moving bus on Westport Road.
Between rounds of negotiations Wednesday, JCTA President Brent McKim said that the district and the union have reached tentative agreements on more than half of the contract's articles, but he was unsure whether a new deal would be reached by Saturday.
The Jefferson County Board of Education released its critique of Pollio's job performance during Tuesday's school board meeting, giving him an overall evaluation of "accomplished."
The suit claims the then-4-year-old girl loved school, but her parents noted “a drastic change” in her behavior as the year progressed.
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 member of the Kentucky Board of Education from showing up during his JCPS visit.
Examining the agreement between JCPS and the Jefferson County Teachers Association, which expires June 30, had delayed the release of KDE’s audit of the state’s largest school district.
Kentuckians for Progress, a 501(c)(4) with Louisville commercial real estate developer David Nicklies as its president, spent $4,920 for 41 spots to air on WGBZ-FM through June 27, according to a filing with the Federal Communications Commission.
Experts who testified said that school officials should ensure entryways are secure at every building and invest in resource officers who are trained to handle threats of gun violence.
The debate surrounding a possible state takeover at JCPS, which came at the culmination of a 14-month audit, has only intensified as the state education board prepares for the district’s unscheduled appeal hearing.
Still unclear is exactly when that hearing will take place. The state education board must give at least a 20-day notice before the hearing date.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services detailed 21 incidents in which Early Head Start and Head Start staff were observed abusing students or leaving them unattended during the 2017-18 school year.
In a letter Thursday to the Jefferson County Board of Education, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services found 17 additional allegations of student abuse and four more reports of children being left unattended.
OVEC Chief Executive Officer Leon Mooneyhan told WDRB News on Friday that his group is keeping close tabs on what will happen with the Head Start grant.