Greater Louisville Education Project Report

The Jefferson County Public Education Foundation and Jefferson County Public Schools recently commissioned a study called the Greater Louisville Education Project. According to the report, the JCPS team identified 5 areas for study, Advancing JCPS’ competitiveness; enhancing the JCPS–Metro Area safety net for children; successful reform for achieving curricular consistency and high expectations; preparing JCPS students for 21st century careers, college success, and civic responsibility; and determining JCPS’ funding adequacy.

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Louisville-based NCFL Releases Early Childhood Literacy Study Results

A report out today gives parents of very young children advice on how to better prepare them to learn to read. The Louisville-based National Center for Family Literacy directed the study by the National Early Literacy Panel. NCFL Vice-President Emily Kirkpatrick says the five-year study yielded a number of firm results. “Alphabet knowledge and rapid… Continue reading Louisville-based NCFL Releases Early Childhood Literacy Study Results

In-Depth: National Children's Study Comes to Jefferson Co.

The University of Louisville is the latest institution to be chosen to help with a major national study of the effects of the environment on children’s health. As WFPL’s Kristin Espeland reports, the National Children’s Study breaks new ground in its scope and breadth.

Metro Council Plans a Second Study of Louisville EMS

An independent consulting firm this week released the results of its internal study of Louisville’s EMS system. But Louisville’s Metro Council is planning on commissioning another study of EMS in the coming months. The Mayor’s office commissioned the first study for 80-thousand dollars. Part of the results recommended reducing the number of ambulances on the… Continue reading Metro Council Plans a Second Study of Louisville EMS