Brent McKim http://wfpl.org en 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 Jefferson County Public Schools and Teachers Reach Tentative Agreement on Contract http://wfpl.org/post/jefferson-county-public-schools-and-teachers-reach-tentative-agreement-contract <p>Principals would hire teachers from an expanded list of transfer prospects under a tentative labor contract agreement reached Friday by Jefferson County Public Schools and the teachers' union.</p><p>The negotiations between JCPS&nbsp;and the Jefferson County Teachers Association began June 3 and were accompanied by calls for the union to make concessions from a couple of groups, which argued that the current contract impedes needed changes for struggling schools.</p> Sat, 22 Jun 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 5870 at http://wfpl.org Jefferson County Public Schools and Teachers Reach Tentative Agreement on Contract