Students at Low-Achieving Schools Miss More Class

Students at Persistently Low-Achieving (PLA) schools are missing more days of class than other JCPS middle and high schools. A report released by the Jefferson County Teachers Association (JCTA) finds 24.3 percent students at PLA schools miss at least 20 days of class. For all other schools that number is 15 percent. Now the JCTA… Continue reading Students at Low-Achieving Schools Miss More Class

County Attorney Charges Parents in Truancy Cases

The Jefferson County Attorney’s Office has brought charges against the parents of 39 elementary students who were habitually truant during the last school year. County Attorney Mike O’Connell says the school system usually works with children who have too many unexcused absences, and has a high success rate. But, he says, there are some elementary-aged… Continue reading County Attorney Charges Parents in Truancy Cases