Low Achieving Schools Receive Federal Funding

A second round of federal funds for persistently low-achieving (PLA) schools is being distributed to Jefferson County Public Schools. Seven district schools are approved by the Kentucky Department of Education to receive one-year School Improvement Grant (SIG) funding this year. Education Commissioner Terry Holliday and Superintendent Donna Hargens toured Western Magnet high school today on […]

Teen-Parent Program Gets Grant, But Needs Space

A Jefferson County Public School program that doubles as a school-based health center for teen parents has received a new federal grant. The Georgia Chafee Teenage Parent Program has two alternative high schools, South Park and Westport TAPP, that educate teen-moms and moms-to-be. The $28,400 grant will cover medical supplies like wheelchairs and stethoscopes and […]