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KDE Interim Commissioner Wayne Lewis offers few details about impending JCPS takeover

06/28/2018 02:26 PM

FRANKFORT – One Kentucky lawmaker expressed concern at Thursday’s Budget Review Subcommittee on Education that Kentucky Department of Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis did not present a cost analysis for the departments impending takeover of Jefferson County Public Schools, the state’s largest district with over 100,000 students. Rep. Rick Rand, D-Bedford, expressed concerns to Lewis, who was named interim commissioner in April after the resignation of Stephen Pruitt, about how KDE, which saw their budget slashed $54 million in the 2018/2020 ... Read more 

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