district of innovation http://wfpl.org en Listen to Details From the 12 Semifinalists in the JCPS School of Innovation Competition http://wfpl.org/post/listen-details-12-semifinalists-jcps-school-innovation-competition <p>Jefferson County Public Schools will on Monday night unveil the finalists from the 48 community submissions to design a new school.</p><p>The school district plans to open the winning School of Innovation design in the 2015-16 academic year. Last month, JCPS unveiled 12 semifinalists in the competition. Submitters included several teams of&nbsp;JCPS teachers, a group of Louisville museum leaders and a team of educators from Michigan.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 8821 at http://wfpl.org Listen to Details From the 12 Semifinalists in the JCPS School of Innovation Competition What 3 New Kentucky Districts of Innovation Plan To Do With Schools http://wfpl.org/post/what-3-new-kentucky-districts-innovation-plan-do-schools <p>Three new Kentucky school districts have received <a href="/term/districts-innovation">District of Innovation</a> status—meaning they can get waivers for a handful of state education department regulations.</p> Sun, 09 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 8494 at http://wfpl.org What 3 New Kentucky Districts of Innovation Plan To Do With Schools JCPS Considers Reimagination of Several Schools With Innovation in Mind http://wfpl.org/post/jcps-considers-reimagination-several-schools-innovation-mind <p>Officials with the Louisville school district are proposing major changes to a few of its lower performing schools that would extend the school day, shift students around and create new positions.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>JCPS<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> school board met this week to hear proposals that would affect several schools, but are focused on Frost Middle School, Myers Middle School and The Academy at Shawnee (formerly Shawnee High), all of which are deemed priority schools (aka persistently low-achieving schools).</span></p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 16:31:19 +0000 Devin Katayama 6955 at http://wfpl.org JCPS Considers Reimagination of Several Schools With Innovation in Mind