Mayor Fischer says JCPS Board controls school issues

Posted by Amy Kelch - email

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Mayor Greg Fischer commented on changing Kentucky's Neighborhood Schools bill.

On January 6, Fischer explained  he does not have control over what the school board does, and that the next step is up to board members. Fischer said he hopes for as short a bus ride as possible for students. He also said the changes shouldn't be made by changing state law, and that they should be made at the local level.

"Local control of schools is what I believe all counties want," said Fischer, "and I believe that should be the case here in Louisville as well."

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