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Kentucky district to open school to support girls of color

A Kentucky school district has voted to open a school to support girls of color.

School districts get subpoenas related to teacher absences

Kentucky's largest school district has received a subpoena from Gov. Matt Bevin's administration seeking the names of teachers who might have used sick days to rally at the state Capitol.

UPDATE: Gov. Bevin responds to school closures

Jefferson County Public Schools closed Wednesday
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10 students injured in crash involving school bus

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - An official says a crash involving a Kentucky school bus sent 10 students to hospitals. Jefferson County Public Schools spokeswoman Toni...
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Kentucky offers largest school system way to avoid takeover

Under the proposal, the state would get "enhanced oversight" without taking full management away.
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School district pays $550K to resolve sex assault claim

The Courier Journal reported the payment citing a document obtained this month under the Kentucky Open Records Act.

Kentucky’s largest school district to tackle racial equity

Kentucky's largest school district is launching a policy to tackle racial inequality in a move officials call "historic."

Bevin: Changes needed in Jefferson County school district

Governor Matt Bevin says changes are needed at Jefferson County Public Schools but says he would defer to state education officials when it comes to a state takeover of the schools.
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State seeks takeover of Kentucky’s largest school district

Recommendation has come down from education commissioner for the state to takeover Jefferson County Public Schools.

State seeks takeover of Kentucky’s largest school district

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's interim education commissioner has recommended the state take over management of one of the country's largest public school districts. Wayne...

County board of education names superintendent

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A county board of education in Kentucky has named a superintendent. News outlets report that the Jefferson County Board of Education...

County board of education names superintendent

The Jefferson County Board of Education named Marty Pollio as the next superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools.
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Teen dies after jumping from moving school bus in Kentucky

Official say a teenage boy has died in Kentucky after jumping from a moving school bus.
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Principal to be interim superintendent of Kentucky district

The largest school district in Kentucky has selected a high school principal to be its interim superintendent.
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School District Plans Survey to Improve Learning Environment

Kentucky's largest school district plans to conduct a survey of parents, teachers and students to improve the learning environment for students.
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Attorneys: Put in metal detectors to prevent guns at school

Four Louisville attorneys have sent a letter to Jefferson County Public Schools asking that metal detectors be added to entrances at middle and high schools.
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School security monitor accused of head slam suspended

A Jefferson County Public Schools worker accused of slamming a girl's head into a table has been suspended.
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Kentucky schools to pay $1.75M; disabled child’s legs broken

The family of an autistic teenager whose legs were broken when a teaching assistant physically restrained him will be paid $1.75 million by a Kentucky school district.
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Audit: JCPS has ‘code of silence’ in reporting restraints

An auditor says he believes the number of restraints used on students in Jefferson County Public Schools is underreported.
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JCPS: Error led to student restraints not being reported

Students in Jefferson County Public Schools were physically held down or confined to a room more than 4,400 times last school year - but the school district only correctly reported 174 of those instances to the state.

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