Fern Creek launched as 15th Academies of Louisville school

Fern Creek High School joined the list of JCPS schools becoming an academy and giving their students hands-on career experiences.

  Telemedicine comes to three Jefferson County Public Schools

With a webcam, some special equipment, and the help of a school nurse, it's like the Norton provider who is miles away is right there in the room.

  JCPS board approves property tax hike

Under Superintendent Marty Pollio's proposal, the rate for a $100,000 home would be about $11 more per year

  Telemedicine available at some JCPS schools

Thanks to a collaboration between Norton Healthcare and JCPS, some students have access to online medical care while at school.

  Newburg Middle School learn just how much Words Matter

Newburg Middle School worked on its culture and climate with “Words Matter.”

  Improving school safety in NAFC schools could mean a tax increase

Depending on the rate chosen, it could bring in between $1.7 and $3.3-million a year.

  John Schnatter donates $1 million to historically black Simmons College

The donation comes months after John Schnatter departed Papa John's in the aftermath of using a racial slur on a conference call.

  Shelby County students return to class late due to construction delays

Shelby County Schools returned to class after construction delays caused them to push back the start of the school year.

  JCPS bus driver allegedly attacked by brother and father of student

Teamster Local Union 783 President John Stovall says the driver returned to the bus and dropped all students off following alleged attack.

  Southern Indiana educators agree with state leaders’ call for hold harmless as ILEARN results loom

Students in the Hoosier state last spring all sat down to take a new kind of assessment test, ILEARN, leaving their traditional test, ISTEP, behind.

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  Shelby County High School celebrates before new school year

Shelby County High School teachers, counselors, bus drivers and staff who make a school year possible celebrated a culture of excellence Thursday.

  Get to know the newest JCPS board member

A day after being appointed to the vacant District 4 seat on the JCPS board, Joe Marshall's enthusiasm is contagious.

  Joe Marshall, West End School teacher, filling JCPS board seat

The Jefferson County Board of Education appointed Joseph Marshall to fill the open District 4 seat Thursday night.

  Teacher reassigned after student fight at Western High School

Students cell phones were rolling on the fight that led to the teacher reassignment.

  West Point Independent School Dist prepares for first day of school

West Point Independent Schools prepare for class following fears of closing.

  Clarksville Police patrol buses, drivers trying to illegally pass

Clarksville police cracking down on distracted drivers causing issues near bus stops.

  Move-In Day: UofL students say hello to dorms, goodbye to parents

WAVE 3 News photojournalist Michael Flynn chronicled a Thursday morning on UofL's campus, where students moved into the dorms ahead of their first days of colle

  Day one jitters were no match for all the excitement at JCPS

JCPS students, teachers and administrators were all buzzing on Wednesday as a brand new school year started across WAVE Country.

  Ahead of JCPS' first day, school district faces teacher shortage

One-hundred teaching positions are still open at JCPS. The first day of school is Wednesday.

  Lots of emotions surrounding the first day of school

Regardless of how old children are... it's not uncommon for kids to experience back to school anxiety.

  Norton Children’s safety tips for bus and car rides to school

Appointments are required.

  JCPS talks about plans for internal police force

For months, the district has been discussing how to move forward. Tuesday afternoon, they laid out what an in-house police force might look like.

  Community drives help combat growing school supply prices

The average family with kids in elementary through high school are projected to spend nearly $700 on back-to-school shopping this year.

  Indiana teachers battling lower pay than surrounding states

These concerns have been erupting on a state level, leading Governor Holcomb to create a commission to address the problem.

  City's budget woes affecting crossing guard help at some schools

Some area schools won't have any LMPD help at crosswalks this year because of the Metro's ongoing budget crisis.

  Positively WAVE: Westport Orchestra's Rock N' Warhawks release new video

The Westport Orchestra is most known for its innovative "Rock N' Warhawks" Electric Orchestra program, and its newest video is straight fire!

  Carroll County students explore opportunities related to ag career pathway

While many have grown up in farm families, that's not necessarily why they're going this route.

  JCPS student with cystic fibrosis graduates high school

Graduation is a giant accomplishment for any high school senior, but it's especially sweet for Atherton's Grace Hotkewicz.

  Anonymous donor gifts 200 ties to JCPS students ahead of graduation

The donor said he used to struggle as a student and wanted to give back.

  Group of black JCPS employees claim discrimination, file civil suit

A group of black JCPS workers claims they've been discriminated against at work.

  Go to college or eat? Rotary Club scholarships aim to help some JCPS seniors

The Rotary Club Promise Scholarship Program started in 2012, aimed at removing financial barriers for some JCPS students hoping to go to college.

  Education commish says existing resources could be used better

Education Commissioner Dr. Wayne Lewis acknowledged more resources are needed, but said existing resources could be used more effectively.

  Flash Dads strike again!

The local dads who've been sharing morning high-fives to JCPS students in recent years took their act to Semple Elementary School on Wednesday.

  JCPS senior wants to 'change the world' for other transgender students

As a high school freshman, Andrew Johnson began his transition from female to male, and now wants to end bullying for students.

  Brown student excels following dyslexia diagnosis

Kendahl is one of 10 valedictorians at Brown School.

  JCPS: Bus driver didn't intentionally drive away from student

The video from the driver's perspective shows the student wasn't at the designated stop in time.

  Compassionate schools project helps students deal with trauma, stress

The compassionate schools project at Portland Elementary school focuses on social and emotional learning as a means to boost overall performance.