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You can just forget about apologies for school bus wrecks, JCPS has some statistics for you instead

We’ve had three JCPS bus wrecks in the first 24 hours of the new school year.   The last kid got home at 7 p.m. on the first day of school – dismissal was at 3:45 p.m.  353 more words

Jefferson County Public Schools

The itty bitty shitty committee

Information for Circle #1 (which is really just a dot since it represents 1/500th the size of JCPS’s budget): The excuse hustlers at 59,000 Degrees (formerly known as 55,000 Degrees*) have a $2 million budget with 23 warm bodies on the board. 224 more words


No wonder they tried to torch the bus

Just click on the pic to read the whole story at whas11.com…



Short version:  Yesterday, two 14-year-old kids from Frost Middle were charged with setting paper on fire during their insufferable bus ride. 82 more words


Pops and the Grass Cutting Machine - A Story of Hope

I hadn’t planned on writing a post about race, but as I perused Facebook this morning and saw all the MLK quotes and memes. It made me think about what my experiences in the 60s and 70s, the attitudes I heard growing up, and how things changed over the years. 1,416 more words


Title IX Analysis

Title IX was enacted in the midst of the woman’s rights movement, which obtained its momentum from the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, 1972). 179 more words

Is $156,190,000 a good reason for school board candidate David Jones, Jr., to block Louisville's return to neighborhood schools?

If you and your daddy have successfully cashed in on the infirm, the elderly and the institutionalized coupled with the income-preserving double-whammy of denying treatment to all of the above, you probably have no compunction with cashing in on children and public education in some pretty creative ways. 1,374 more words


Overcoming Everything

It was 1978 in Boston, Massachusetts. Margaret Grant was beginning eight grade at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School. In the last decade, racial tension throughout the entire United States was increasing. 299 more words