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Greater Louisville Education Project Report

by rfisher on February 23, 2009


Monday, February 23, 2009
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. So what did they study, what did they find, and what is JCPS going to go with the information? Join us on Monday when we talk with JCPS Superintendent Sheldon Berman about the next steps for our schools.

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Louisville-based NCFL Releases Early Childhood Literacy Study Results

by scrosby January 8, 2009

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

by kespeland October 6, 2008

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.

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U of L Joins Decades-Long National Children's Health Study

by kespeland October 3, 2008

University of Louisville public health researchers have been chosen to participate in the nation’s largest study ever to look at environmental influences on children’s health and development.

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Metro Council Plans a Second Study of Louisville EMS

by scrosby July 25, 2008

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 […]

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