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Jefferson County Clerk Bobby Holsclaw's office verified 38,507 signatures of the 40,320 submitted by the group No JCPS Tax Hike on July 10. The committee needed 35,517 signatures to place the proposed tax rate increase on the Nov. 3 ballot. More >>

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Dr. Connie White, the agency’s deputy commissioner, said based on recent guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kentucky students who either test positive for COVID-19 or have temperatures above 100.4 degrees must be without fevers for 24 hours without taking fever-reducing medicine rather than 72 hours. More >>

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JCPS Chief Communications Officer Renee Murphy says this new version of non-traditional learning will be more structured than what students did during the spring. More >>

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“We have, I believe, no other option that to go to our guiding principle around safety and health and recommend that we start the year” with nontraditional instruction,” JCPS Superintendent Marty Pollio said, referencing the recent escalation of COVID-19 cases in Louisville and Kentucky. More >>

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Six of seven members of the Jefferson County Board of Education have indicated they will vote Tuesday to begin the upcoming school year with distance learning rather than a blend of in-person and virtual education, an opinion shared by most of the district’s educators in a survey from the Jefferson County Teachers Association. More >>