Accountability

15th District PTA Officer Election: Candidates “Running from the Floor”

We are pleased to introduce five amazing candidates who have stepped up to bring needed change to the 15th District PTA Executive Board. All of the candidates running from the floor have received the Dear JCPS endorsement. Click on the candidate's name to view their full profile page. Sign up to be a voting delegate… Continue reading 15th District PTA Officer Election: Candidates “Running from the Floor”

Accountability, Privatization of Public Education, Student Assignment

Please Sign Our Petition

#EndSchoolClosures Put #StudentAssignmentFirst #StopTheStateTakeover of @JCPSKY. #WeChoose Equity Dear JCPS, I am opposed to any plan to close and/or merge schools, or build any new schools, until a new student assignment plan has been finalized. https://dearjcps.com/petition/ Thank you! For more information, check out the following links: https://dearjcps.com/wechoose-equity/

Accountability, Privatization of Public Education, Teacher Shortage

Teacher “Over the Edge” Regarding Lower Certification Standards

September 3 at 9:37 PM Dear JCPS, Pardon me while I rant! The recent news that the state is lowering its standards for teacher certification, no longer requiring a Master's Degree, has put me over the edge. Besides the feeling of cheapening my degree, and those of my colleagues, this news comes just a few… Continue reading Teacher “Over the Edge” Regarding Lower Certification Standards

Accountability, Privatization of Public Education, Standardized Testing

This Week’s Episode of Save Our Schools with Dear JCPS

Airs Thursdays at 6:00 PM, Fridays at 3:00 PM and Saturdays at 7:00 AM. Listen live here: It’s that time again! Time for Save Our Schools with Dear JCPS on Forward Radio 106.5 FM Here are some of the things we will be talking about on today's show (Sept 27, 2018). In the studio today,… Continue reading This Week’s Episode of Save Our Schools with Dear JCPS

Accountability, Admin, Teacher Shortage

Toxic and Dysfunctional Climate at J-Town Elementary

Dear JCPS, I would like to address issues at Jeffersontown Elementary. The culture there is toxic and dysfunctional. The "adults" don't trust each other or the administration, unless you are in the it club. The principal literally screams at parents who take questions to the board instead of asking her. Well, when you attempt to… Continue reading Toxic and Dysfunctional Climate at J-Town Elementary

Accountability, Privatization of Public Education, Teacher Shortage

Expose the Corruption!

JCPS needs work. No doubt about it! This is exactly why our community is taking back our district! We welcome state assistance, but we don't need a state takeover now! In 2015, we started speaking out against an ineffective superintendent who created a perfect storm for predatory charter schools and scholarship tax credits. We invited the community to… Continue reading Expose the Corruption!