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Would dividing JCPS sacrifice diversity? Republican lawmaker, school board member disagree

BY: - September 13, 2023

As Kentucky’s Republican legislators step up pressure on Jefferson County Public Schools, the Louisville Forum on Wednesday hosted a debate between Rep. Jason Nemes, a Louisville Republican and an outspoken JCPS critic, and Corrie Shull, the school board’s vice chairman. The discussion — focused on GOP lawmakers’ interest in overhauling Kentucky’s largest school system and […]

Republican lawmakers want a special session after Jefferson County school bus debacle

BY: - August 11, 2023

Editor’s note: This story was updated Friday afternoon with additional information. After a disastrous first week of school that saw students in their district not getting home until 10 p.m. on Wednesday and school subsequently being canceled for two days, Jefferson County Republican lawmakers want a special session to enact changes to the district — […]