Jefferson County Schools

Jefferson County Schools have been struggling for some time. We talk with community leaders and educators about overcoming the challenge of keeping kids in their schools and providing them with a quality education.

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Betsy Barfield discusses the challenges facing rural communities in Jefferson County.
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New asst. principal at Jefferson Middle/High School brings new energy to struggling school
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Elijah Key has taken over an F school. He talks about turning things around.
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The library is a happening place. Kitty Brooks describes their many engaging programs.
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Stefan Roberts is an A student in an F school. He describes what makes him successful.
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Nancy Whitty is part of Jefferson County School's new leadership, taking over F schools.



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