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To Keep Summer School Fresh, JCPS Turns To Video Games For Inspiration

Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) will be holding summer school online this summer, to help students catch up academically while abiding by CDC health and safety guidelines during the pandemic.

Students who were provided Chromebooks and WiFi hot spots during …

Tentative JCPS Budget Predicts $23 Million Hit From Pandemic

Officials at Jefferson County Public School (JCPS) are predicting the coronavirus pandemic will cost the district $22.7 million in lost revenue for the 2021 fiscal year. The JCPS board of education approved a tentative budget Tuesday night, which includes new …

JCPS School Board To Vote On Property Tax Increases Thursday

The board of Jefferson County Public schools is holding a public hearing and vote on Thursday on a proposal to raise local property taxes. A majority of the board has signaled support for the increase, which has been in the …

Ky. Education Officials Warn Cuts Are Ahead Without More Aid

Officials at the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) are warning that public schools may face cuts if the federal government does not provide a relief package to the states. During the Kentucky Board of Education meeting Thursday, KDE Associate Commissioner …

JCPS Participation in Remote Learning Is High, But Not At Every School

Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) is seeing relatively high rates of participation in nontraditional instruction (NTI), as schools have moved to remote learning while buildings are closed during the pandemic. District data provided to WFPL News shows that while most …

Amid The Pandemic, One Middle School Orchestra Rocks On

As teachers have moved their instruction online during the coronavirus pandemic, music classes have become challenging. Many school bands, orchestras and choirs have had to get creative about how to keep playing music together. At Westport Middle School in Jefferson …

Ky. May Scrap Brand New 5-Star School Rating System

Before state lawmakers left Frankfort this week, they passed changes to the school accountability system. If signed by the governor, the measure would scrap the state’s 1-year-old 5-star rating system, and replace it with a color-coded speedometer. The changes are …

How Will Remote Instruction Work for JCPS? Here Are Details

Jefferson County Public School superintendent Marty Pollio announced details Friday on the 100,000-student district’s plan for remote instruction while schools are closed to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Remote instruction, or nontraditional instruction (NTI), begins officially Apr. 7, and will …


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