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JCPS Board Approves Creation of Louisville Reach Academy at Atkinson Elementary

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – A new “school of innovation” that will feature iPads for each student, smaller class sizes, summer learning and a longer day will open next fall at J.B. Atkinson Elementary in Portland, the Jefferson County Board of Education decided on Monday.

The Louisville Reach Academy was one of two winning concepts in the district’s School of Innovation Design Competition. Aside from offering technology-based learning, the campus will also include opportunities for medical, dental and governmental services.