WAVE - JCPS school board meeting rescheduled — with no public comment section The new meeting will be held at 2:15 p.m. Thursday at the Vanhoose Education Center. On the agenda is the recommendation to approve the "test-to-stay" protocol, despite this program not being recommended or endorsed by the CDC. What they're saying: "At… Continue reading JCPS School Board Meeting Today
LOUISVILLE, KY - There were over 30 individuals signed up as guest speakers at Tuesday night’s school board meeting, but only about six were able to be heard before the chaos erupted after a white women, who had come at the invitation of Beanie Geohegan, a known right-wing radical, changed her seat in order to… Continue reading White Female Domestic Terrorist Threatens Black Mother, Causing JCPS School Board Meeting to Be Abruptly Canceled
In solidarity with the four brave female US Olympic gymnasts who testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, we are releasing more details of a situation we became aware of last year. We want victims to know they are not alone. As we continue our series on “patterns or practices” of wrongdoing in… Continue reading Pattern or Practice: Falsified Reports
A top story out in today's Courier-Journal reveals a sordid history of abuse, misconduct and denial, inside and outside of the classroom for William Bennett, the Science teacher at Moore High School who was recently involved in an altercation with a student after telling him he was just going to be "another Black boy shot."… Continue reading White Teacher to Student: “You’re Just Going to Be Another Black Boy Shot”
As COVID cases continue to spike in Jefferson county and across the country, amidst a newly reported outbreak in respiratory virus infections, as well, Jefferson County's public school system is no exception. Add to the mix a vindictive Kentucky GOP supermajority that plotted and schemed with the likes of one-term governor, Matt Bevin, to pursue… Continue reading “Caught in the Middle”: Huge Discrepancies Found in JCPS COVID Dashboard
During a recent press conference, hosted by the Kentucky Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, a heckler began talking loudly to the crowd while one of our local community leaders, Vincent Gonzalez, was speaking. The press conference, which was held at Central High School ahead of the July 27, 2021 JCPS School Board Meeting, focused… Continue reading “Listen to the Black People!”
After individuals carrying symbols suggesting they were affiliated with neo-Nazi hate groups and insurrectionists stormed the June 29 JCPS Work Session, some of these same folks were spotted at the Oldham County School Board meeting the following Monday night. These bad actors are not the "stakeholders" they pretend to be. Many of the grassroots organizations… Continue reading More intel on the white supremacists who have been storming local school board meetings in Kentucky.
A coalition is forming! Join us as we band together to fight the latest attacks on public education and our people as lawmakers nationwide attempt to deny the right of every student to learn an accurate and comprehensive US History. Sign up for our email list to get updates on meetings, strategies and other ways… Continue reading Radical Right-Wing Groups Have Infiltrated JCPS Organizations and Are Spreading Misinformation
#PatternOrPracticeJCPS Series Now playing on Soundcloud, this week's episode of Save Our Schools With Dear JCPS is part of our new "Pattern or Practice" Series. This series features historical records from the Audio Archives tab. These podcasts attempt to tell the true stories of what really happened behind the scenes in JCPS as we continue… Continue reading NOW PLAYING: That time JCPS leaders conspired to vote an anti-racist off the district-wide Executive PTA Board.
Dear JCPS is publishing this piece as part of a series dedicated to identifying patterns or practices of discrimination in JCPS. To sign our petition to encourage the US Department of Justice to investigate JCPS and its outside entities, please click here. At this moment, JCTA PR's (Professional Representatives, also known as "building representatives") are… Continue reading “Duty of Obedience” in JCPS Organizations’ Bylaws Promotes “Pattern or Practice” of Discrimination