Louisville news: Why would anyone want to be superintendent of JCPS? edition [News]

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  • "The first superintendent candidate for Jefferson County Public Schools answered questions from the public tonight at Male High School. Dr. Christine Johns-Haines is currently superintendent of Utica Community Schools in Michigan but says she is excited about the resources available in Louisville.  The questions ranged from bullying and busing to student assignment plans and discipline issues, but Johns-Haines maintained her case-by-case approach towards most issues." [WFPL]
  • "No Kill Louisville is the only group that met Monday’s deadline to submit bids to run the soon-to-be-privatized parts of Louisville Metro Animal Services." [WFPL]
  • "The attorney representing Jake Payne Watch, an anonymously run blog critical of 'local media personality' Jacob Payne, has filed a motion to quash Payne’s subpoena, claiming that it represents an 'attempt to silence a dissenting voice' and runs counter to First Amendment law...You can read the entire brief here (PDF), if you’re not into the whole brevity thing, but essentially it is a 143-page take-down of many of Payne’s various claims." [LEO Weekly]

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About Zach Everson
Travel news/travel buzz editor at MapQuest. Previously, I was a freelance writer, contributing to The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, Eater, USA Today, Condé Nast Traveller, BlackBook, Curbed, Gridskipper, Deadspin, and Fox News. I also was the founding editor of Eater Louisville and the director of content and editorial strategy for Louisville.com.
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