October 1, 2011 - 4:47pm
"The legislature's mandate that parents and legal guardians have the right to choose the school nearest their home for their children to attend is not without reason nor fortuitous. The benefit of children attending neighborhood schools is obvious. Busing creates the impediment of distance among parent, child, and school and, therefore, increases the difficulty of family involvement."
Kentucky’s Court of Appeals announced today that a 3-judge panel has ruled in favor of Jefferson County Public Schools parents who argue that state law gives parents the right to send their children to neighborhood schools. This ruling overturns a 2010 Jefferson Circuit Court ruling and...
August 16, 2011 - 8:56am
Never before have we had to make-up school days before we even started the year, but here is why it is worth it.
August 1, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Aug. 1, 2011
"An employee of Alliance Coal said an aide to Gov. Steve Beshear called him in 2009 to tell him that a state regulator unpopular with the coal industry was about to get fired, according to court records filed Friday.
July 29, 2011 - 2:37pm
If your child attends a JCPS school, check this out. The UofL School of Dentistry wants to help you get ready for "Back to School".
You probably have a "back to school" checklist. It includes things like 20 glue sticks, 100 crayons, some folders, a pair of scissors, 5 boxes of tissue and some cleaning wipes. You may have already had or scheduled a physical for your child but maybe haven't thought about...
July 15, 2011 - 9:35pm
If the "education professionals" running Louisville's public schools have done such a colossally poor job, perhaps it's time to let some amateurs take a whack at it.
Kentucky Senate President and Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams created a little brouhaha last Tuesday, when he proposed 86ing the Jefferson County School Board. Speaking to a Chamber of Commerce group in Louisville, Williams said, “I submit it might be time to dissolve...