JCPS defines Racial Equity Policy goals to achieve in 2020
JCPS defines Racial Equity Policy goals to achieve in 2020

Hiring more teachers of color and modifying school curriculum are just a couple ways JCPS is trying to close the achievement gap.

Anti-smoking advocates push for flavored e-cigarette ban amid skyrocketing teen use
Anti-smoking advocates push for flavored e-cigarette ban amid skyrocketing teen use

The use of e-cigarettes among teens is increasing, and one Shelby County student is warning that it's happening in class, right under teachers' noses.

Gil Corsey
Kentucky state school board wants to make it easier to remove failing teachers
Kentucky state school board wants to make it easier to remove failing teachers

Supporters say change to the process is needed. Opponents call the idea another attack on teachers.

Lawrence Smith
Oldham County elementary students learn to code
Oldham County elementary students learn to code

At Crestwood Elementary School, a class of third graders coded their own digital dance parties.

Katrina Helmer
Kentucky education board passes new graduation requirements despite misgivings
Kentucky education board passes new graduation requirements despite misgivings

Despite passing without a vote in opposition, some board members were dismayed that the proposed standards aren’t as stringent as originally drafted.

Kevin Wheatley
UPS donates $50,000 to help the West End School
UPS donates $50,000 to help the West End School

UPS is opening its wallet to help programs at the West End School take off.

Charter school funding, SBDM changes among priorities for Ky. Dept. of Education
Charter school funding, SBDM changes among priorities for Ky. Dept. of Education

Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis laid out the Kentucky Department of Education's legislative priorities during a Kentucky Board of Education meeting Wednesday, which the board unanimously adopted. 

Kevin Wheatley
Louisville seventh grader wins top honor at national science fair
Louisville seventh grader wins top honor at national science fair

St. Francis of Assisi student Katie Quinn recently won the rising star award at a national science fair. It was a big honor for one of the biggest competitors.

Kate Springer
Man accused of tweeting threat against Trinity High School released from jail
Man accused of tweeting threat against Trinity High School released from jail

A judge warned 29-year-old Thor Wiljanen to stay off all forms of social media -- and to stay away from Trinity High School.

Kevin Wheatley
Critics can't sway Lewis to make wholesale changes to proposed Ky. graduation requirements
Critics can't sway Lewis to make wholesale changes to proposed Ky. graduation requirements

The Kentucky Department of Education held a public comment hearing that lasted less than two hours Thursday, with all but one speaker questioning various aspects of the proposed high school graduation requirements.

Kevin Wheatley
Jeffersonville to offer free Ivy Tech scholarships to qualifying high school grads
Jeffersonville to offer free Ivy Tech scholarships to qualifying high school grads

The full-tuition scholarships will be offered to every qualifying graduate of Jeffersonville High School.

JCPS looking at new and current programs in upcoming budget
JCPS looking at new and current programs in upcoming budget

JCPS Superintendent Marty Pollio and other officials presented their top budget items, as well as a review of $33.3 million worth of programs, during a Jefferson County Board of Education work session Tuesday.

Kevin Wheatley
Oldham County school board approves 'rebalancing' plan to move more than 160 students
Oldham County school board approves 'rebalancing' plan to move more than 160 students

Oldham County Schools took action Monday night to deal with overcrowding in some schools, but some parents aren't happy about it.

Greater Clark County Schools offering up to $20.25 an hour for new bus drivers
Greater Clark County Schools offering up to $20.25 an hour for new bus drivers

Transportation officials in southern Indiana say they have a problem that's facing school districts across the country: a lack of bus drivers.

Stephan Johnson
JCPS launches online survey for student assignment feedback
JCPS launches online survey for student assignment feedback

The survey, which will be online through Dec. 21, follows a series of forums on the student assignment plan.

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