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JCPS Wants Input For Crafting Vision 2020 Strategic Plan

May 5, 2015

The Vision 2020 plan will focus on kindergarten readiness, early childhood literacy and college- and career-readiness, said Jonathan Lowe, the district's director of strategy. Read Story

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Jefferson County Public Schools Seeks Leeway on Tests for English as Second Language Students

April 19, 2015

Jefferson County—compared to other districts in the state—has a fairly high number of refugee and immigrant students. Read Story


JCPS Teachers Union Wants More Input Before School Board Considers Superintendent Contract

February 23, 2015

At its regular meeting Monday, the Jefferson County Board of Education will consider renewing Superintendent Donna Hargen’s contract for another four years, but the teachers union is asking that it be delayed until there is adequate time for stakeholder input. Read Story


Should Jefferson County Public Schools Change To a 10-Point Grading Scale?

February 18, 2015

Jefferson County Public Schools is asking parents whether an A letter grade should be based on a 90-100 point scale instead of the 93-100 scale currently used. Read Story


JCPS Board Starts 2015 With Two New Faces

January 11, 2015

Over the last two years, the seven-member Jefferson County Board of Education has added five new members—two of whom will be sworn in Monday night. Read Story

JCPS Superintendent Approves of Principal Choice for Male High School

January 7, 2015

Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Donna Hargens is backing a unanimous decision by Louisville Male High's School Based Decision Making Council to hire Jim Jury as the school’s principal. Read Story

Tribunal Sides With JCPS in Firing of Male High Principal

December 18, 2014

A tribunal on Thursday affirmed Jefferson County Public Schools' firing of the former principal of Male High School. Former Male High Principal David Mike has denied helping students cheat on a state test and trying to cover it up when the incident was investigated. Read Story