Frost Middle's Site-Based Council Denied Appeal

by Stephanie Crosby The site-based decision-making council at Frost Middle School has had its authority stripped and given to Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Sheldon Berman. Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday recommended the change after an audit of the state’s ten lowest-performing schools, including six in Louisville. The Frost council appealed the decision, but the… Continue reading Frost Middle's Site-Based Council Denied Appeal

Berman Revises Frost Recommendation

by Stephanie Crosby JCPS Superintendent Sheldon Berman has changed his recommendation to close a district middle school. Berman put forth the idea of closing Frost Middle School after an audit was released last week of six low-performing schools in the district. Berman now says the timeline was too short to consider closing the school. The… Continue reading Berman Revises Frost Recommendation

JCPS Board of Education Considers Frost Closure Tonight

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

Berman Recommends Frost Closure, Re-Staffing at Five Others

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