Student Assignment Survey Results Unveiled

UCLA professor Dr. Gary Orfield says a survey of more than one thousand parents found that 69-percent of them were satisfied with their child’s school assignment, but there was less satisfaction, 54-percent, with how well the new student assignment plan has been implemented,

School Board Candidates To Meet At Forum

The Jefferson County Association of School Administrators, the League of Women Voters and the Greater Louisville Alliance of Black School Educators will hear from the seven candidates for the two contested board seats on issues such as diversity, the new student assignment plan and initiatives involving the mayor’s office and JCPS.

School Board Extends JCTA Contract

By Rick Howlett The Jefferson County Board of Education has approved a one-percent pay raise for teachers and other school district employees. An agreement extending the contract with the Jefferson County Teachers Association was unanimously approved at the board’s regular meeting Monday night. The pay hike applies to 6,000 teachers plus 7,000 other personnel. JCPS… Continue reading School Board Extends JCTA Contract

Porter Appointed To JCPS Board Seat

By Rick Howlett Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday has appointed Diane Porter to fill a vacancy on the Jefferson County Board of Education, according to the Courier-Journal. The 61 year old Porter was a longtime principal, teacher and administrator for JCPS, and retired in October. She was one of four candidates interviewed for the seat… Continue reading Porter Appointed To JCPS Board Seat