New Arts Magnet Program Strives to Transform School

Last summer, the Jefferson County Board of Education voted to have more than 20 elementary schools include magnet programs. It came just a year the U.S. Supreme Court stuck down Jefferson County’s desegregation plan saying it unconstitutionally assigned students to schools by race. This week, these magnet programs — focusing on an array of areas… Continue reading New Arts Magnet Program Strives to Transform School

JCPS Assignment Plan Unveiled

A series of community meetings will be held early next year on the new assignment plan for middle and high school students in Jefferson County Public Schools. JCPS Director of Student Assignment Pat Todd says the plan, similar to the one approved for elementary students this year, was formally presented to the board of education… Continue reading JCPS Assignment Plan Unveiled