Controversy Continues Over Clark County Schools

A representative from the Kentucky State Board of Education attended the Clark County School Board Meeting as parents continue to argue over planned changes.

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Cherished - 4/17/2013 2:41 AM
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Last year a 7th grader at Clark Middle School spent 2 weeks in juvenile detention for talking in class after he had been warned numerous times. Agreed that a punishment should have been given but two weeks in juvenile detention? This child was scared to death to even return to school for fear of being sent back to the detention center. I'm sure that experience haunt that child for the rest of his life. Also, the mother of the child had no idea where he was. She only found that he had been sent to juvenile detention after when he didn't school return home from school. The principal and assistant principal took it upon themselves to call the police and have this little boy escorted to jail. When a court hearing was held on the subject, the judge sided with the SCHOOL'S decision to remove that child from his home for two weeks. This hasn't just once, there are countless stories the parents of Clark County could tell you that have happened to their families. All of this information can be obtained at the clerks office. The assistant principle spends more time in court than he does in his office. I wonder if the schools somehow recieves extra funding for the time spent in court? If someone with authority who truly cared about the parents and children of Clark County would just take some time to go through the schools' records on these matters, maybe things could change for us... It never will as long as we have these people running things and people that will cover for them.

Cherished - 4/17/2013 2:08 AM
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The thing is that the majority of the people of Clark County did NOT "agree" upon these changes, they DISAGREED but that did not matter to the past board members and superintendant who pushed the plan on through. We didn't agree and then change our minds, we're trying to fix what those board members and superintendant did. Clark County is the most corrupt county that anyone would ever have the misfortune to live in. The corruption extends from the police force, lawyers who will blatantly lie in court, to judges, the board of education, even down to the individual schools, which are run by bullies. Just look into the records of the courts and see how many parents have been taken to court for unfounded truancy. Even when truancy is disproved beyond a shadow of a doubt, the judges side with the schools. Being at that meeting has only caused more concerns for the citizens of because not even the KY State Board of Education seems to care what The People want. Maybe they're showing them a "professional courtesy" at the expense of our children... Clark County is crying out for help and it seems no one will listen.
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