Jefferson County Schools in Serious Trouble

Education Commissioner orders full audit of system – State takeover could result

“I have determined that there is a presence of critically ineffective or inefficient management in the JCPS and accordingly, a comprehensive management audit of the governance and administration of JCPS is required pursuant to KRS 158.785 (2) and 703 KAR 3:205.”

Commissioner Stephen Pruitt in letter to Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) superintendent Donna Hargens advising the Kentucky Department of Education is launching a full Management Audit of that school district.

Pruitt’s letter lists 32 major and minor findings that collectively rise to the level of a serious deficiency.

Read more about this dramatic development in WDRB’s article, which contains a copy of the letter.

It’s no wonder Jefferson County residents are screaming for school choice.