Content Tagged 'schools'

Breathitt schools to remain under state control
The Kentucky Board of Education has decided to keep control of the Breathitt County school district for up to three more years.
Ferguson students return to school after shooting
More than 11,000 students in the St. Louis suburb where a white police officer killed an unarmed black 18-year-old returned to school Monday after more than a week of missed classes.
UPDATE: Lexington PD Standoff Ends With Woman In Custody
Lexington Police said a standoff ended Wednesday afternoon after officers took a woman into custody.
Whitley Co. Standoff Puts Nearby Schools on Alert
According to Whitley County deputies, a man threatening to hurt himself led to a road closure, which also put nearby schools on alert.
FCPS Plans Additional Budget Meeting
The Fayette County Public School Board has announced it will conduct another budget meeting next week as it figures out how to slash $20 million in two months.
House Budget Would Let Schools Forgive 10 Days
Kentucky public school students would not have to make up as many as 10 canceled school days under a proposal in the House budget.
Anderson Co. Schools Cancel Spring Break To Make Up Snow Days
Anderson County is cancelling Spring Break to make up some snow days. The school board voted Wednesday to have school from March 31st to April 4th.
Fayette Co. Schools Look At Cutting $20 Million From Budget
In an email sent to school employees, Fayette County Public Schools Superintendent Tom Shelton said $20 million will be cut from this year's budget.
Schools Closed Due To Water Damage
The Scott County Schools are closed because of an overnight water pipe rupture.
Feds Post Food Allergy Guidelines For Schools
The federal government is issuing its first guidelines to schools on how to protect children with food allergies.
Update: More Than 50 KY School Districts Will Raise Dropout Age
Kentucky schools are responding to the new law promoting a higher dropout age. The law hit the books Tuesday.
New Law Allows KY Schools To Use EpiPens
A bill signed into law Monday afternoon will allow schools to store EpiPens on campus and use them for students with or without a prescription. Video Video
Groups Says Guns Would Help Protect Jessamine Co. Schools
Some in Jessamine County want teachers, administrators, and parents to be able to carry guns in school as a way of preventing a school shooting. Video Video
Silent Alarms Donated To Pulaski County Schools
Modern Systems, a security company in Somerset, donated silent alarms to every school in Pulaski County to help prevent tragedies like the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut. Video Video
Officials Discuss Kentucky Schools' Safety Procedures
In light of the school shooting in Connecticut, officials spoke about how Kentucky schools prepare for similar circumstances. Video Video
LPC Recommends New Schools For Fayette County District
A Fayette County school district planning committee has come up with a proposal that would add seven new schools to meet the growing demand. Video Video
Update: Letter Sent To Parents About Fayette Administrators' Resignation
The academic dean and principal of Cardinal Valley Elementary in Lexington resigned amid allegations of misconduct Friday. Video Video
National Education Advisor Visits Two Lexington Schools
Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement visited Sayre School and Picodome Elementary. Video Video
Schools to Charge Fees for Volunteers
State Budget cuts could affect people who want to help in Kentucky schools Video Video
Schools Placed On Lockdown In Theft Investigation
Bourbon County High School and Middle School were placed on lockdown Wednesday morning due to a nearby drug store theft. Video Video
Green Ribbon Awards Include Lexington, Georgetown Schools
Rosa Parks Elementary School and Georgetown Middle School have received the first-ever U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award. Video Video
Car Dealer, Lafayette High School Raising Money For Programs
Paul Miller Ford and Lafayette High School are teaming up to help high schools fund several programs, including athletics and music.
Kentucky Schools Participating In Grant Award
29 Kentucky schools are getting GEAR UP awards. Video Video
State Senate Passes Bill to Give Parents Choices on Schools
The State Senate gave the okay to a proposal that would allow parents to send their kids to schools closest to their homes.
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