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JCPS to launch new 'Parent Involvement Series' meetings across Louisville

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Jefferson County Public Schools will soon launch a series of meetings centered around parent advocacy, student behavior and academic achievement for parents and community members.

The district's "Parent Involvement Series" will begin Tuesday, Oct. 18 at Rangeland Elementary with a discussion on parent advocacy and engagement. Other sessions are scheduled across the district over the next six months.

"This is a new series in the district organized by our Department of Equity and Poverty to promote parental involvement and help provide parents with the information they need to advocate and make informed decisions for their child," said Superintendent Donna Hargens.  "We are hopeful parents will take advantage of these opportunities to engage with JCPS and help us build a stronger network of engaged parents and students."

Each of the sessions run from 5-7:30 p.m. with snacks and networking taking place from 5-5:30 p.m. 

Here is the schedule:

  • Parent Advocacy and Involvement: Tuesday, Oct. 18 at Rangeland Elementary, 1701 Rangeland Road
  • Behavior: Tuesday, Nov. 15 at Van Hoose Education Center, 3332 Newburg Road
  • Ombudsman: Tuesday, Feb. 14 at Van Hoose Education Center, 3332 Newburg Road
  • Title 1 Schools: Tuesday, March 21 at Moore Traditional School, 6415 Outer Loop
  • Achievement & Advanced Programs: Tuesday, April 18 at Moore Traditional School, 6415 Outer Loop

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