next louisville http://wfpl.org en Details of Jefferson County Public Schools Audit To Be Released Wednesday http://wfpl.org/post/details-jefferson-county-public-schools-audit-be-released-wednesday <p>Less than a day after the&nbsp;<a href="http://wfpl.org/post/school-board-requests-state-audit-jefferson-county-public-schools">Jefferson County Public Schools board asked State Auditor Adam Edelen&nbsp;to look into the district's finances and policies,</a>&nbsp;Edelen has responded.&nbsp;</p><p>On Wednesday morning, Edelen, Mayor Greg Fischer, Superintendent Donna Hargens&nbsp;and Board of Education Chair Diane Porter will announce the scope of the state audit of JCPS.</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 20:43:03 +0000 Staff 5106 at http://wfpl.org Details of Jefferson County Public Schools Audit To Be Released Wednesday Listen | WFPL News Special on Alternative Schools http://wfpl.org/post/listen-wfpl-news-special-alternative-schools <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">T</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">here are more than two dozen alternative schools and programs in Jefferson County, each serving a unique student population including many at-risk students. The programs range from drug-abuse treatment to online learning opportunities.</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">But how do alternative schools work? And why are they needed?</span></p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 14:20:17 +0000 Devin Katayama 4977 at http://wfpl.org Listen | WFPL News Special on Alternative Schools