Jefferson County
November 29, 2016 4:00 PM
Work Session: Report on Schools of Innovation
I. Schools of Innovation
Rationale

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In June 2013, the Kentucky Board of Education approved JCPS as a District of Innovation. The School of Innovation Design Competition was part of the approved JCPS District of Innovation plan.

  • On October 13, 2014, the Board of Education approved implementation of the Catalpa School Concept at Milburn T. Maupin Elementary School for the 2015-16 school year.
  • On November 10, 2014, the Board of Education approved the technical action required to reopen Milburn T. Maupin Elementary School as the Waldorf-inspired Catalpa School for the 2015-16 school year.
  • On November 10, 2014, the Board of Education approved implementation of the Louisville Reach Academy concept at J.B Atkinson Academy for Excellence in Teaching and Learning for the 2015-16 school year.

At this Work Session, the Board will hear a report on the status of the implementation of the School of Innovation plan at Maupin and Atkinson Elementary Schools

The Schools of Innovation align with several JCPS Vision 2020 strategies:

1.1.1: Adopt a broader definition of learning

1.1.7: Eliminate achievement, learning, and opportunity gaps

2.1.1: Personalize deeper learning  

3.1.2: Improve instructional infrastructure

Submitted by: Dr. Lisa Herring

 

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