School of Innovation http://wfpl.org en Tonight, the Jefferson County Board of Education Hears 'School of Innovation' Proposals http://wfpl.org/post/tonight-jefferson-county-board-education-hears-school-innovation-proposals <p>Four groups who have proposed the&nbsp;next Jefferson County public school will make their pitches Monday to the school board, which next month will choose a winning design.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>JCPS<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> School Design Competition was introduced to the community last year. After whittling down more than 60 proposals, district leaders worked with the four finalist groups. Monday night, the groups will present actionable plans that could be implemented by the 2015-2016 school year.</span></p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:48:46 +0000 Devin Katayama 9848 at http://wfpl.org Tonight, the Jefferson County Board of Education Hears 'School of Innovation' Proposals JCPS 'School of Innovation' Finalists Prepare for July Presentations http://wfpl.org/post/jcps-school-innovation-finalists-prepare-july-presentations <p>Later this month, finalists present their proposals for an innovative community-designed Jefferson County Public school.</p><p>One of the designs is expected to become a new school in Louisville.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:05:40 +0000 Devin Katayama 9712 at http://wfpl.org JCPS 'School of Innovation' Finalists Prepare for July Presentations What's Next in the JCPS School of Innovation Competition? http://wfpl.org/post/whats-next-jcps-school-innovation-competition <p>For the four School of Innovation finalists, the next few months will focus on shaping their concepts into more concrete proposals.</p><p>For Jefferson County Public Schools, the work over the next 17 months or so includes helping those teams develop their plans, looking to the board to make a decision and decide on funding, and then working to get the school open in the 2015-16 academic year.</p><p>To the point: Opening a School of Innovation will mean an allocation of resources amid parallel reviews of facilities and magnet school programs.</p> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 8849 at http://wfpl.org What's Next in the JCPS School of Innovation Competition? Here Are the Finalists in Jefferson County Public Schools' School of Innovation Competition http://wfpl.org/post/here-are-finalists-jefferson-county-public-schools-school-innovation-competition <p>The finalists in Jefferson County Public Schools' School of Innovation competition are The Catalpa School, the Louisville Reach Academy, the Metro Museum Magnet School and the Next Generation Community&nbsp;School.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:18:34 +0000 Joseph Lord 8831 at http://wfpl.org Here Are the Finalists in Jefferson County Public Schools' School of Innovation Competition 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 JCPS Gets 48 'School of Innovation' Proposals At Deadline http://wfpl.org/post/jcps-gets-48-school-innovation-proposals-deadline <p>The deadline to submit proposals for designing the next Jefferson County public school has passed, and officials say 48 individuals or groups are moving on for review.</p><p>Initially, <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/jcps-competition-design-school-getting-greater-expected-participation">more than 80 groups expressed interest</a> in the School of Innovation Design Competition—which set out to change the look of public education.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 21:49:44 +0000 Devin Katayama 8463 at http://wfpl.org JCPS Gets 48 'School of Innovation' Proposals At Deadline JCPS Wants You To Design The First 'School of Innovation' http://wfpl.org/post/jcps-wants-you-design-first-school-innovation <p>If you could design your own school, what would it look like?</p><p>That’s the question posed to Jefferson County residents by the school district, which will consider the best idea for creating the first “school of innovation” and help it become a reality as early as the 2015-2016 school year, officials said Tuesday.</p><p>“I would like to see classrooms get dumped in general,” says Fred Durham, co-founder of Café Press in Louisville.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 18:01:59 +0000 Devin Katayama 7521 at http://wfpl.org JCPS Wants You To Design The First 'School of Innovation'