Final Louisville Metro Redistricting Map Expected This Week

The Louisville Metro Council’s ad hoc committee on redistricting is finished hearing public comments and final drafts of all 26 district maps are expected to be introduced to the Metro Council on Thursday. Public comments taken during six regional redistricting meetings have led to some changes in some new district boundaries, said Councilman Rick Blackwell, […]

All 26 Proposed Louisville Metro Redistricting Maps Now Available

All 26 of the Louisville Metro Council’s proposed new districts have been redrawn and released to the public Friday. Version 10-C refers to the draft number. Earlier this week version 10-A was reviewed and was found to have complied with the 1965 Voting Rights Act, giving fair representation to minorities. The redistricting committee is now beginning […]

Redistricting Picks Up, Maps Ready For Public

Louisville Metro Council’s ad hoc Committee on Redistricting has finished drawing final drafts of 26 district maps and will soon take them public. Six regional meetings are being scheduled to reflect the committee’s confidence in the map released at the final committee meeting on Monday. The county attorney said the drafts are compliant under the […]

Statewide End-of-Course Exams Begin Next Year

End-of-course assessments were authorized in education reforms approved by Kentucky lawmakers in 2009. The statewide tests measure student achievement in graduation-required courses of English, Algebra, Biology and U.S. History. Rhonda Sims of the Education Department says districts are also being encouraged to base up to 20 percent of a student’s final course grade on assessment […]