JCPS Board of Education Considers Frost Closure Tonight

by Stephanie Crosby The Jefferson County Board of Education meets tonight to possibly vote on proposals to close one middle school and re-staff part of five other schools. The recommendations were made by Superintendent Sheldon Berman last week after a state audit of the district’s six lowest-performing schools. Board member Joe Hardesty said last week […]

Berman Recommends Frost Closure, Re-Staffing at Five Others

by Stephanie Crosby JCPS Superintendent Sheldon Berman has recommended the closure of Frost Middle School and re-staffing at five other district schools in response to a state audit of the district’s worst-performing schools. The district is forced under state law to take certain actions to improve the schools. The proposal to close Frost would move […]

Reactions to Naming of Next Education Commissioner

Education leaders throughout the state are reacting to today’s selection of Kentucky’s next education commissioner. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The reactions to the state Board of Education’s choice of Terry Holliday range from Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Sheldon Berman to the head of the Kentucky Music Educators Association. Holliday has been a superintendent […]