Jefferson County Public Schools

Lawyer Leaves Department Ahead Of School Takeover Hearing

May 31, 2018
Jefferson County Public Schools

The Kentucky Department of Education's chief attorney has resigned in a move that comes weeks before a hearing on the proposed state takeover of Jefferson County Public Schools.

Kentucky's Largest School District To Tackle Racial Equity

May 10, 2018

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

May 1, 2018
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Gov. Matt Bevin says changes are needed in Kentucky's largest school district, but he gave a strong endorsement of Jefferson County's schools superintendent.

Kentucky's interim education commissioner has recommended the state take over management of one of the country's largest public school districts.

Jefferson County Superintendent To Resign July 1

Apr 14, 2017

Dr. Donna Hargens is stepping down from her role as the Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent.

Kentucky's Largest Public School System To Be Audited

Feb 15, 2017
Jefferson County Public Schools

Kentucky's education chief is launching what he calls an "unprecedented" audit of the Jefferson County Public Schools system.  Media outlets report Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt released a report Tuesday detailing 32 findings concerning student safety, poor culture and communication at JCPS.

The top academic officer of Jefferson County Public Schools has submitted a letter of resignation that criticizes leadership of the state's largest district.

Report Finds Violations With ACT Tests

Jul 8, 2014

The largest school system in the state has a cheating scandal on its hands.