The radical overhaul, which encompasses 120 teachers, is part of an effort to comply with a federal mandate tied to funding.
But some school officials say the schools have undeserved reputations, and experts say huge staffing changes alone will not guarantee student improvement.
The Courier-Journal reports state education auditors earlier this spring, visited the 10 schools identified as the lowest-performing schools in Kentucky, including the six in Louisville.
In April, the U.S. Department of Education announced Kentucky would receive nearly $56 million through a federal school improvement grant program, to fix its persistently low-achieving schools.
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Updated: 01/21/2013 - Courtney Davis, the founder of Ingen Art Gallery and Studio, sits down to talk with us about her motivations for turning her dream into a reality.
Updated: 08/15/2012 - A local dentist answered the "Is there a doctor on board?" page on an United Airlines flight, and became a Hometown Hero.
Posted: 06/15/2012 - Board of Regents approves increase.