Category Archive: Jessamine County Board of Education

Mar 10

Jessamine County Board of Education to consider waiving tuition for out-of-county employees’ children

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The Jessamine County Board of Education may soon begin waiving tuition for children of employees who live outside the county. The board discussed the possibility during a Monday work session and most members spoke in favor of the change, with a few questions and concerns. An employee of Jessamine County Schools who lives outside the …

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Feb 09

Jessamine County Board of Education to hold work session at East Middle prior to Black History Month event

The Jessamine County Board of Education’s monthly work session tonight will be held at East Jessamine Middle School instead of the usual location at the Royse administration building. The change is to allow board members and district personnel the opportunity to attend the district’s celebration of Black History Month, which begins at 7 p.m. at …

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Jan 14

Leadership elected for two-year term of Jessamine County Board of Education

Prior to Monday’s work session, the Jessamine County Board of Education held a special meeting to elect its leadership for the next two years. Eugene Peel was unanimously chosen as chair after a motion from Debbie Hood and a second from Hallie Bandy. Peel has been on the board since 1985, serving as chair from 1985 …

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Jan 14

Jessamine County Board of Education talks about impact of East Nicholasville Bypass

The Jessamine County Board of Education looked over the right-of-way plans for the East Nicholasville Bypass during Monday’s work session. Standing at center is chief operations officer Val Gallutia. From left around the table are board chair Eugene Peel, board member John Branscum, newly named vice chair Hallie Bandy, Gallutia, board member Debbie Hood and deputy superintendent Matt Moore. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

The state transportation cabinet’s plan to end a bike trail on a paved bus road in the East Nicholasville Bypass project has school administrators and board members concerned. Jessamine County Board of Education attorney Howard Downing spoke to the board at Monday night’s work session about the two sections of land near East Jessamine Middle …

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Jan 09

Jessamine County Board of Education chair defends vice chair against OEA’s findings

The chair of the Jessamine County Board of Education has defended vice chair Amy Day in a letter to the editor of The Jessamine Journal. A report issued by the Kentucky General Assembly’s Office of Education Accountability (OEA) in September and received by The Journal this week concluded Day had violated her oath by attempting to influence …

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