The Jefferson County Board of Education meets Friday to evaluate the district’s Superintendent, Sheldon Berman. The board moved his evaluation from mid-June to after July 15th, the effective date of a new state law that allows school boards to conduct such superintendent evaluations in private.
by Stephanie Crosby The Jefferson County Board of Education meets tonight to possibly vote on proposals to close one middle school and re-staff part of five other schools. The recommendations were made by Superintendent Sheldon Berman last week after a state audit of the district’s six lowest-performing schools. Board member Joe Hardesty said last week… Continue reading JCPS Board of Education Considers Frost Closure Tonight
by Stephanie Crosby JCPS Superintendent Sheldon Berman has recommended the closure of Frost Middle School and re-staffing at five other district schools in response to a state audit of the district’s worst-performing schools. The district is forced under state law to take certain actions to improve the schools. The proposal to close Frost would move… Continue reading Berman Recommends Frost Closure, Re-Staffing at Five Others
The Jefferson County Public Schools’ budget proposal calls for about 27 million dollars of the school’s 90 million reserve fund to be spent. The money would go bus service, textbooks and keeping two days in the school calendar that may be cut by the General Assembly.
Education leaders throughout the state are reacting to today’s selection of Kentucky’s next education commissioner. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The reactions to the state Board of Education’s choice of Terry Holliday range from Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Sheldon Berman to the head of the Kentucky Music Educators Association. Holliday has been a superintendent… Continue reading Reactions to Naming of Next Education Commissioner
This week’s meeting of the Kentucky Board of Education will focus on saving schools from budget cuts.