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JCPS school board sues over law limiting its authority

JCPS school board sues over law limiting its authority

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The faculty board of Kentucky’s greatest university district is suing about a new regulation limiting its authority.

Jefferson County’s board of education announced Monday afternoon it filed a lawsuit against state Instruction Commissioner Jason Glass in Jefferson County Circuit Courtroom to block items of Senate Monthly bill 1. 

Senate Invoice 1, an omnibus education evaluate, targets the seven-member regionally elected faculty board by shifting further authority from the board to Superintendent Marty Pollio and limiting how often the board can fulfill.

“The elected board of the premier university district in the point out ought to not be issue to exclusive and significant legislative overreach that restricts our capability to uphold our constitutional oaths of place of work,” board chairwoman Diane Porter said in a assertion.

“The taxpayers of Jefferson County ought to have to have elected faculty board associates overseeing their educational institutions in the similar way as each other Kentucky college district. It’s unlucky that we are pressured to flip to the courts to right the wrongs the Kentucky Legislature has enacted from this board, the citizens, and learners that we signify,” she ongoing. 

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