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Madison Kindergarten Academy Buses Delayed
Madison Kindergarten Academy's first day of school proved to be a perfect storm in terms of getting the students home. Children were delayed for an hour-and-a-half as traffic gridlocked around the school.
First Day of School After Fire in Lincoln County
A later-than-expected return to school for students in Lincoln County after a major fire at the Board of Education building sent the school system scrambling to re-group and neighboring Garrard County stepped-up to help. Video Video
UPDATE: Community Helps Salvage Burned Board of Education Building
A different kind of lesson is being taught at Lincoln County Public schools, one of community spirit and cooperation. Video Video
Fayette County Teachers Ready For School To Start
Teachers and administrators in Fayette County are ready for the start of school on Wednesday after a busy week preparing for students. Video Video
Kentucky Derby Theme Reinforces Goals In The New School Year
Teachers and staff at Julius Marks Elementary dressed up in Kentucky Derby dress to reinforce the Department of Education's theme of "unbridled learning." Video Video
Few Problems Reported On First Day Of School In Fayette County
No major problems were reported on opening day in the state's second largest public school system in Lexington. Video Video
Free Summer Meals for Students in Fayette County
Most kids look forward to getting out of school but for some it means they may not get enough to eat. That’s more than half the district’s enrollment. This summer FCPS, God’s Pantry and Fresh Approach are teaming together to make sure all kids can eat healthy this summer. Video Video
Lyric Hosts Free Back To School Carnival
The Lyric Theatre and a few other sponsors held a free back to school carnival Saturday as students prepare to hit the books again. Video Video
Free School Meals Coming to Thousands of Fayette Co. Students
Over 14,000 students heading back to public schools in Fayette County Wednesday won't have to worry about taking their lunch money with them. Video Video
UPDATE: Henry Clay HS Principal Releases Statement On Suspension
A principal in Fayette County was recently suspended without pay because he reportedly drank during a school trip earlier this year.
Former Students, Teacher Grieve Loss Of Lincoln County School
A Lincoln County School burned Wednesday leaving former students and teachers with memories of what it once was. Video Video
7th Annual Lexington Neighborhoods Back To School Rallies
18 Lexington neighborhoods took part in another year of rallies to get students ready to head back to school. Video Video
School Shooting Drill In Madison County
Although there were no students at Madison Southern High School on Tuesday, the school was filled with faculty and staff who learned lessons they hoped they'd never have to use. Video Video
Police: Racist Graffiti On School And Bus In Mercer County
The school year came to a troubling end in Mercer County when racist graffiti was spray painted on the school and a bus.
School Bus & Truck Sideswipe Each Other in Pulaski County
According to deputies, a Pulaski County school bus was involved in an accident Monday afternoon, on a day in which most students are typically out of school.
Ky. Lawmakers Looking to Resolve Snow Days Issue
Kentucky's harsh winter has state lawmakers scrambling to give relief to school districts faced with making up lost days due to snow and ice.
Children Injured In Magoffin Co. School Bus Accident
School officials in Magoffin County say an SUV hit the back of a school bus and pushed it seventeen feet.
Proposal Addresses Make Up Time for Ky Schools
House and Senate negotiators have put together a draft proposal to give relief to Kentucky school districts struggling to make up lost days this winter.
Bus Safety Investigated Following Lincoln County Crash
School bus safety in Lincoln County is becoming a big concern after a crash along KY-78 sent more than two dozen children to the hospital Wednesday morning. Video Video
Four seriously wounded in school attack near Pittsburgh
A school police officer has been treated and released from a hospital, after being injured while ending a stabbing attack at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday.
Sweet 16: Scott County Tops Johnson Central, 64-55
Trent Gilbert scored 29 points to lead Scott County to a 64-55 win over Johnson Central on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Kentucky Boys' Sweet 16 State Basketball Tournament at Rupp Arena.
UPDATE: School Bus Driver, 36 Children Taken to Hospital Following Crash
A Wednesday morning crash that happened along Highway 78 near Stanford sent 36 children and a school bus driver to two separate hospitals, according to Ephraim McDowell Health. Video Video
Proposed Cuts in FCPS Budget Released
The Fayette County School Board shared where the$20 million in budget cuts could be made. Video Video
Lexington Catholic HS Breaks "Secret Santa" Record
After needing four months to compile the necessary evidence, Lexington Catholic High School is now a Guinness World Record holder.
Student Reportedly Brought Gun to Bryan Station HS
According to a letter sent to parents by Bryan Station High School principal Mike Henderson, a student brought a gun to school with them Wednesday morning.
Middle School Launches "Truth & Consequences" Program
A middle school in central Kentucky kick-started a program Wednesday designed to raise awareness about drugs and alcohol.
Some Parents Upset After Lockdown Drill At Lincoln Co. School
Some Lincoln County parents were upset after seeing photos of a reported, surprise school lockdown drill.
Scott Co. Teacher Accused of Kissing and Groping Student
A high school teacher in Scott County allegedly confessed to groping a 15-year-old boy in a classroom, according to the Georgetown News-Graphic.
Stanford Elementary Gets "Surprise Lock Down" Drill
Crews from the Stanford police and fire departments conducted a "surprise lock down" drill at Stanford Elementary School Wednesday in case an emergency were to happen in the school.
Which Food Providers Have Passed or Failed Inspections?
Around 1,500 restaurants and other food-oriented businesses are inspected by the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department twice every year.
Fayette Schools Superintendent Says No Programs Would Be Eliminated By Budget Cuts
Fayette County Schools Superintendent Tom Shelton said Monday that no programs would be eliminated as part of an estimated $20 million budget cut. Video Video
Child Hit By Car While Getting Off School Bus
According to the Lexington Police Department, a child had just gotten off a school bus shortly before 3 this afternoon when he was hit by an oncoming car on Woodhill Drive.
UPDATE: Former Lexington Teacher Admits To Molesting 13-Year-Old Student
A former Fayette County teacher pleaded guilty Thursday to sexual abuse involving a 13-year-old boy.
School On Brief Lockdown Tuesday
Danville High School was on lockdown for about 45-minutes on Tuesday.
Lexington Police: No Children Injured After Car Collided With School Bus
The Lexington Police Department said there were no children injured Tuesday when a car collided with a school bus.
21 Cases Of Whooping Cough In Scott County
Scott County is dealing with more whooping cough cases.
Elementary School in West Liberty Reopens
An elementary school ravaged by a massive tornado in 2012 has reopened its doors to students and faculty.
Fayette County Cancels School Thursday
With three straight snow days, working parents cope Video Video
Campaign Seeks To Boost On-Time Graduation
A statewide campaign is urging Kentucky's students to complete 15-credit schedules each semester to finish college faster.
Danville Police Learning Sign Language
Police in Danville are learning and implementing a few basic signs in American Sign Language for use in emergency situations.
Report: Over Half of Ky Kindergartners Aren't Ready for School
A new report says about half of kindergartners in Kentucky aren't prepared to master essential skills in school.
Temporary Shelter Open in Elliott County
Elliott County High School is being transferred into a shelter, at least for tonight.
Police: Georgetown College Put On Lockdown After Armed Robbery
Georgetown College was put on lock down Thursday night after police said two students were robbed at gunpoint.
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.
House Committee Approves School Snow Day Waiver
A House committee has approved a bill that would forgive public schools up to 10 missed school days because of winter weather.
Madison Deputies: Two Schools on Temporary Lockdown After Man Escapes Police
The Madison County Sheriff's Office said they were attempting to pull a driver over at around 2:15 Wednesday afternoon, when the man hopped out of his car and ran off.
West Liberty To Open New School Next Month
After a long road to recovery it's a new beginning for West Liberty Elementary students. Video Video
Proposed Bill Could Ban Cell Phone Use In School Zones & Highway Work Sites
House Bill 33 hopes to cut out that distraction with “no-phone zones” around schools and highway work sites. Video Video
Deputies: Richmond Man Flees While Being Pulled Over
A traffic stop Wednesday afternoon turned into a chase on foot, according to Madison County deputies.
Faculty and Staff Share Budget Concerns, Ideas
Teachers, faculty and staff had a chance to voice their concerns and ideas about the Fayette County Public Schools budget cuts. Video Video
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