linda duncan

7:32 am
Sat April 19, 2014

Changes May Be Coming To JCPS Student Code of Conduct


After a series of meetings spanning nearly three months, a Jefferson County Public Schools committee tasked with reworking the district's code of student conduct is ready to present its revisions to the Board of Education for approval.

Composed of school administrators, teachers, parents and a student, the committee was assembled to refine the code of conduct in a way that would decrease suspension rates—keeping students in class while maintaining a safe school environment.

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6:49 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Some JCPS Magnet School Programs Should Be Phased Out, Review Says

Manual High School
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Some of Jefferson County Public Schools's magnet schools aren't running like magnet schools, according to a review released this week.  

To address the issue, JCPS needs to define its vision for magnet school—those with specialty programs such as aerospace or performing arts, the review said.

The magnet school review suggests:

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