Drivers for Jefferson County Public Schools have been going through simulations of their routes in anticipation of the start of classes next Tuesday. About 900 buses will be used to transport some 63,000 students. The new elementary student assignment plan has led to new and revised routes for many drivers.
How will you react when it’s time to put your Kindergartner on the school bus but she won’t stop crying that she doesn’t want to go? What will you do if your middle schooler constantly says he’s too sick for school, but you suspect a deeper problem? Monday on State of Affairs we’ll talk about school anxiety – what causes it, what to do about it, and how to tell if your child has crossed the line from normal nerves into phobia. Listen to the Show
A nursing student who was expelled from the University of Louisville over her blog posts will not be reinstated this semester.
A new study from the University of Pittsburgh has found that closing schools for less than two weeks during a flu pandemic may increase the rate of infection.
There are 7,600 students in Jefferson County Public Schools that meet the criteria for homelessness. And that’s a 300 child increase from last year.