Monday Business Briefing: Heine Bros. expands footprint; Wicked Sheets to pitch Silicon Valley investors; V8 Super Duty for 2020; and moreBy Staff | Posted on February 10, 2019
Welcome to the Feb. 11 Monday Business Briefing, your weekly business intelligence digest from Insider Louisville. Heine Brothers’ opens a new location; others in the works Locally owned coffee company Heine Brothers’ Coffee continues to grow. The roaster recently opened a new 2,000 square-foot coffee shop with...
- By Boris Ladwig | Posted on December 19, 2018
Southern High School senior Tritt Love-Holland stood in a Louisville industrial machine shop, removed a fist-sized metal part from a milling machine and then measured to make sure the component met specifications of the customer, the Wonka Candy Co. It was a typical Monday...
- By Olivia Krauth | Posted on December 12, 2018
To further combat its achievement gap, Jefferson County Public Schools plans to invest $1 million in a summer learning initiative in 2019. Tentatively called “Backpack League,” at least 1,500 students entering grades three through six will get an extra month with a teacher to...
- By Olivia Krauth | Posted on December 11, 2018
Correction appended. Months after approving a skeleton version of its racial equity plan, Jefferson County Public Schools is ready to approve the full plan to tackle inequality and achievement gaps in the district. The JCPS board approved six key components of a districtwide plan...
- By Olivia Krauth | Posted on December 6, 2018
Cochran Elementary School officially unveiled its virtual reality lab Thursday, the first of its kind in a Kentucky school.
- By Olivia Krauth | Posted on December 5, 2018
Jefferson County Public Schools is conducting a second national search to find a special education chief as a state-issued deadline looms.
- By Guest Author | Posted on November 1, 2018
Creating Citizens for Better School Boards would be a challenge, but with leadership from veteran educators and civic leaders with volunteer experience in public education, it shouldn’t be that difficult to develop.
- By Boris Ladwig | Posted on October 31, 2018
GE Appliances has created 150 part-time positions to avoid production bottlenecks that arise when workers extend weekends by taking off Monday and Friday.
- By Guest Author | Posted on August 16, 2018
By Keith L. Runyon After months of uncertainty, it appears that efforts are underway to avoid a takeover of Jefferson County Public Schools by the state Board of Education. That is welcome news. As the days unfold, the effort to do a “makeover,” rather...
- By Joe Sonka | Posted on August 15, 2018
Kentucky’s interim Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis issued a statement just before midnight on Tuesday taking issue with a media report that he is “backing down” from state management of Jefferson County Public Schools in his negotiations with the district, in addition to criticizing JCPS...