Louisville news: Is our children learning? edition [News roundup]

  • Civics: A lawsuit challenging JCPS’ school assignment plan has been filed. [Fox41]
  • Economics: UofL is giving up coal, but doesn’t know how they’re going to pay for the conversion. Hey, didn’t they just raise tuition? [WFPL]
  • Physical education: After five years of promises, Central Park’s tennis courts are finally going in this fall. [Courier-Journal]
  • History: A portion of the Shawnee Expressway in west Louisville was renamed for 21-year Kentucky state senator Georgia Davis Powers. If the name doesn’t ring a bell, just remember that she was the first African-American woman elected to the Kentucky Senate. [WAVE]
  • Science: Rand Paul says “pointing fingers” won’t clean up the oil spill. Trust him—he’s a doctor. [WHAS]

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