JCPS Board: Discussions Ongoing In Potential Settlement With State
The Jefferson County school board says discussions continue on a potential settlement with the Kentucky Department of Education regarding recommended state management of the district.
The board discussed the settlement offer in two closed-door sessions Tuesday.
Interim Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis offered a settlement to the district to avoid state management. The original deadline was August 1, but the district was given an extension.
JCPS issued the following statement about negotiations on Wednesday:
The JCPS board voted in May to appeal the recommended state takeover. If a settlement is not reached, an appeal hearing will begin in September.