A Louisville high school principal abruptly retired last week after being confronted with accusations of inappropriate behavior. Dave Wilson notified Jefferson County Public Schools officials of his retirement from Male High School on September 29. JCPS spokesperson Lauren Roberts says officials had been investigating a series of complaints against Wilson, including one that he showed… Continue reading Male H.S. Principal Retires After Misconduct Complaints
The Yearlings Club and the University of Louisville have once more come together to sponsor an issues-oriented community discussion series.
A new report from the Louisville Metropolitan Housing Coalition says more than 85 hundred Jefferson County Public Schools students were homeless at some point last school year.
Classes have begun in Jefferson County Public Schools and officials say the semester is off to a smooth start.
The Jefferson County Public Schools transportation director is anticipating some changes to school bus routes once classes begin Thursday.
A report from Jefferson County Public Schools concludes that PRP football coach Jason Stinson did not violate any rules or deny his players water during a practice last August in which a player collapsed and later died.
The Louisville Metropolitan Housing Coalition says officials continue to grapple with ways to lower the city’s rate of child homelessness and its effect on education.
Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Sheldon Berman says he believes the school system is being run efficiently.
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.
Many layoffs tentatively planned for Jefferson County Public Schools employees to meet a budget shortfall will likely be averted.