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It’s A Just Okay & Really Bad Week For JCPS

June 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments

You’ve already read the response from the school district but here’s another story about it. JCPS issued its response Monday night almost a month after a state audit found the district spends more money on administration – and less on instruction – than similarly sized school districts. [WDRB] No one looks out from the shattered [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Death · Education · Health Care · Horse Industry · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Scandal · South End · Youth

JCPS Finally Released Its Big Audit Response

June 24th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Nope, this story isn’t about the super-white and wealth school board building a new school in Norton Commons. Jefferson County Public Schools finally released its big audit response on the web. Here (Warning: External PDF Link) it is: Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) has already begun improvement efforts based on a review conducted by the [...]

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Tags: Education · JCPS

JCPS Truly Works Hard To Feed Children Well

June 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Just take a guess at who the card belongs to. Louisville Metro Police say they’ve arrested a woman after she was found with a stolen access card belonging to a “high ranking” Louisville Metro EMS administrative employee. [WDRB] Allison “Jamie” Kleinhelter has collected only $4,000 of the $120,000 awarded to her in 2011 when a [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Branding · Business · Economy · Education · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Metro Government · Police · Sports · TV · University of Louisville · WAVE

Thank Goodness Council Isn’t A Reality Show

June 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

Okay, who is surprised? Two residents of Dismas House file a civil lawsuit, saying they were sexually assaulted. [WDRB] A western Louisville resident filed an ethics complaint against Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton, alleging that she used her position to have city crews pick up junk from family property. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another senseless shooting in [...]

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Tags: Automobile · Bad Behavior · Crime · Death · Downtown · Economy · Education · Ford · Guns · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Council · Oops · Youth

Fun Metro Council Hype Gets More Hype-y

June 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The new 2 percent “fee” most Metro residents will pay on natural gas. The annual hike in property tax rates for Jefferson County Public Schools. Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed local-option sales tax. Some Metro Council Republicans worry a series of little tax increases is quietly adding up — and keeping Louisville’s economy from growing. [WDRB] [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Crime · Economy · Education · Green · Greg Fischer · Housing · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Parks · Scandal · State Government · Taxes · University of Louisville · Youth

These Awful Shootings & Stabbings Need To End

June 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville police chief Steve Conrad says if you want to keep the city safe, you have to pay for it. And that’s why he wants an additional $7 million. [WDRB] Woah, mob violence overtime cost the city almost a million dollars. But at least people are going back downtown. [C-J/AKN & More C-J/AKN] The University [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Bad Behavior · Business · Crime · Downtown · Education · Festival · Guns · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · LMPD · Music · University of Kentucky · Weather

JCPS Just Can’t Catch A Break In The News

June 12th, 2014 · 3 Comments

A JCPS teacher sues the principal of Moore Traditional High School, alleging years of discrimination based on sexual orientation. [WDRB] It’s the fall of 1985 and the 17-year-old version of me steps on to the campus of Morehead State University. I really have no clue how I made it this far and, even scarier, I [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Courier-Journal · Discrimination · Education · Gas · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Lexington · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Neighborhoods · Newspaper · Possibility City · University of Kentucky

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

June 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

Late last week Governor Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear highlighted early childhood profiles: View your county’s early childhood profile HERE.

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Tags: Education · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video · Youth

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

June 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama focused on supporting America’s students:

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Tags: Education · Politics · Video

Everybody Is Just Cold Getting Stabbed Now

June 6th, 2014 · Comments Off

Well, this is supremely embarrassing, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. [WDRB] Despite claiming not being able to remember events as recent as one week ago, Stan Curtis pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing more than $183,000 from U.S.A. Harvest, the charity he founded. [C-J/AKN] Police are investigating after a domestic dispute lead to a stabbing and [...]

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