The Jefferson County School Board will meet tomorrow to discuss the two finalists for Superintendent, board Chair Steve Imhoff says the board will set a timeline for making a decision at that meeting. Last week the finalists appeared at public forums to answer questions from citizens. Following the second forum, local NAACP president Raoul Cunningham… Continue reading School Board to Discuss Candidates Tomorrow
Although opinions are swirling about the finalists for Jefferson County Superintendent, the Jefferson County Teachers’ Association isn’t commenting on the candidates. JCTA President Brent McKim says the organization had representatives involved in the selection process but is now just waiting on the outcome. McKim declined to comment on either of the candidates and their qualifications.… Continue reading JCTA Mum on Finalists
The head of the teachers union in Louisville says replacing the principals and teachers at three underperforming schools will not solve the schools’ problems.
This week, state auditors declared that the principals at Iroquois, Waggener and Southern high schools must be replaced. Teachers at the schools could also be moved.
Berman says if the school board reversed its decision to replace him he would consider continuing to lead the district.
Some of the bills passed by the Kentucky Senate during the opening week of the General Assembly may not move forward in the House. One leading Democrat says several of the GOP’s top pieces of legislation are either nearly dead or unlikely to pass a full vote.
By Rick Howlett The Jefferson County Board of Education has approved a one-percent pay raise for teachers and other school district employees. An agreement extending the contract with the Jefferson County Teachers Association was unanimously approved at the board’s regular meeting Monday night. The pay hike applies to 6,000 teachers plus 7,000 other personnel. JCPS… Continue reading School Board Extends JCTA Contract