Press release from JCPS:
August 15, 2017—Community members can now submit suggestions to Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) via email regarding proposed names for the new Males of Color Academy.
Those who would like to submit feedback and proposals to the district about the program's name can email JCPS here. All ideas will be considered as the district works this month to recommend a formal name of the new middle school program to the Jefferson County Board of Education (JCBE).
During the August 8 JCBE meeting, Dr. Pollio announced a timeline for the program. The principal position is now posted online, and Dr. Pollio reported to the board that his goal is to have the principal named in September.
Additionally, Dr. Pollio outlined several key dates to the board regarding the implementation timeline:
September 1—solidify name for academy to present to the board
September 21—name a principal
October 28—have facility finalized