Education

Dorland

Dorland selected as Jeffco Schools superintendent finalist

March 26, 2021

The Jeffco School Board unanimously selected Tracy Dorland, the current deputy superintendent for Adams 12 Five Star Schools, as the only finalist for the Jeffco Schools superintendent position. The board announced their finalist selection at a special March 25 meeting. “I am deeply honored to have been selected as the finalist for Jeffco’s next superintendent. […]

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Jeffco Remote Learning Program

Jeffco Remote Learning Program to be offered Fall 2021

March 8, 2021

Beginning Fall 2021, Jeffco will offer families a new PK-12 100 percent remote learning option. The new program, Jeffco Remote Learning Program (JRLP), will offer synchronous remote instruction in dedicated remote-student only classes. The instruction offered through JRLP will differ from the remote instruction currently offered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, explained Tom […]

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school outbreaks

Jeffco Schools announces 2-phase pivot to remote learning on Nov. 16

November 14, 2020

Rising case counts in Jefferson County and inside Jeffco schools prompted a pivot to remote learning for middle and high schools starting Nov. 16. On Monday, Jeffco’s middle and high schools will pivot to 100 percent remote learning until winter break. Elementary schools will continue in-person learning for four more days through Nov. 19. Nov. […]

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charter applications

Jeffco School Board update: Restart model, charter applications, superintendent search

November 11, 2020

This fall’s Jeffco School Board meetings have focused on the Jeffco Restart model, two charter school applications, and the upcoming superintendent search after former Superintendent Jason Glass resigned this summer. Restart Plan in light of new Safer at Home – Orange designation Board members met with representatives from Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) at the […]

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charter school applications

Charter school applications, Restart Plan focus of Jeffco School Board meeting

September 18, 2020

Applications for two proposed charter schools that would serve students on the autism spectrum and updates about the Restart Plan were the focus of the Jeffco School Board’s Sept. 3 meeting. The Jeffco School Board also unanimously approved a contract for Interim Superintendent Kristopher Schuh, whom the board appointed on Aug. 11. The contract was […]

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COVID-19

Jeffco Schools, Jefferson County Public Health partner for COVID-19 safety

August 5, 2020

Recently, the Jeffco Public Education Network reached out to to Jefferson County Public Health to better understand how JCPH will partner with Jeffco Schools to keep students, teachers, and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jefferson County COVID-19 data and information is available on the JCPH website. Jeffco Schools, JCPH partnership “JCPH will be working […]

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Glass

Superintendent Jason Glass hired as Kentucky’s Commissioner of Education

July 10, 2020

Jeffco Schools Superintendent Jason Glass announced that he had accepted a new position as Kentucky’s Commissioner of Education. Glass, a Kentucky native, made the announcement on July 10, after three finalists for the position were interviewed on July 6 and 7. Glass was announced as one of three finalists for the Kentucky slot on July […]

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Restart Jeffco

Jeffco Schools Restart, budget update:  What we know so far

July 8, 2020

With the Jeffco Schools Aug. 24 start date now confirmed, you may be wondering what the 2020-21 school year will look like. Here’s a summary of the Restart Jeffco plan and the newly approved Jeffco Schools budget.  Jeffco’s Restart Plan Jeffco Schools released its Restart Jeffco plan on July 8th. Here are the highlights: Students […]

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Warren Tech South

Warren Tech South to open in Fall 2021 at Dakota Ridge HS

February 19, 2020

Jeffco Schools plans to open the new Warren Tech South campus in Fall 2021 on Dakota Ridge High School property in south Jeffco. Warren Tech South will be Jeffco’s third Warren Tech campus. It will join the north and central campuses that currently provide more than 30 career and technical education programs to Jeffco students. […]

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school start times

First start times proposal released to Jeffco School Board

February 5, 2020

The Jeffco School Board members will get a first look at what later school start times might look like at the Feb. 5 board study session. Members of the Start Time Task Force will present their proposals for later start times, standard length of day, and a minimum 30-minute lunch. Their presentation will be joined […]

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