Voting yes for JCPS tax plan will help improve education in Louisville

There are nearly 100,000 students enrolled in Jefferson County Public Schools, and far too many of them aren’t being served equitably due to a lack of education funding. We knew this before the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way education is delivered to K-12 students, when just 35% of economically disadvantaged elementary students were proficient or distinguished readers, compared to 68% of their more affluent peers.

Former Wildcat Keenan Burton speaks on the JCPS tax plan



Seven months into remote learning for Louisville’s students, this issue is more urgent than ever before, as many students and their families struggle with internet affordability and connectivity issues and no longer have the same level of access to teachers and resources.


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Therefore, for the first time in the history of the Prichard Committee of Academic Excellence, our board of directors has voted to support a local ballot

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