Auditors Say JCPS Thomas Jefferson Middle Can Decide How to Turn Around School

The Kentucky Department of Education is letting a fifth Jefferson County Public School decide how it’ll turn around student achievement. Thomas Jefferson Middle school now will pick one of four options to boost student success. Earlier this year, KDE audited four of the five JCPS schools that were included in the third round of persistently low-achieving […]

JCPS Board Approves “Transformation” Model For Turn-Around Schools

The Jefferson County Board of Education says they’ll support teachers and staff of four persistently low achieving (PLA) schools that have chosen a new turn around model. The board approved use of the “transformation” model, which offers incentives to school staff for meeting certain growth goals. Olmsted Academy North, Westport, Stuart, and Myers middle schools […]