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3 Shot Near Pittsburgh High School; Gunman Sought
School officials say three people were shot in or near a Pittsburgh high school, and police are searching for a gunman.
Update: Paris Independent Schools Closed Friday Due To Illness
Students in the Paris Independent School System get the day off school on Friday. The superintendent said they are closing because of illness. Video Video
Teenager Arrested For Bringing Airgun To Class
A Whitley County Middle School Student is in trouble after deputies say he brought an airgun to class.
Tates Creek High School Threat Unsubstantiated
The treat of a shooting at Tates Creek High School is said to be unsubstantiated, but still prompts action. Video Video
Paris Independent Schools Closed Friday Due To Illness
The superintendent at Paris Independent Schools has announced that all schools in the district will be closed on Friday because of illness.
KY Academic Growth
A new report shows fourth- and eighth-graders in Kentucky have made little academic growth in math and reading
Grant County Teacher Accused Of Having Child Pornography
State Police have arrested a Crittenden County high school teacher in connection with a child pornography investigation.
Governor Sets New Education Standards for Science
Governor Beshear overrides a legislative review panel's vote over what will be taught in science classes next year. Video Video
"Duck Dynasty" Stars To Help School Raise Money
A central Kentucky school is bringing stars from the hit reality show "Duck Dynasty" to help it raise money for a construction project. Video Video
'Walk to School Wednesday' Promotes Safe Pedestrian Practices
One in five high school students and one in eight middle school students cross the street while distracted.
Anti-Bullying Rally Held At Georgetown School
October is anti-bullying month, but one Gerogetown school is kicking it off early with a national anti-bullying speaker. Video Video
Preventing Bullying
October 20-26 is Kentucky Safe Schools Week. The week is focusing on safety, teamwork, opportunities and power to S.T.O.P. bullying, violence and risky behavior in schools.
Police: Jail Escapee Forced Breathitt County School Lockdown
Police say an inmate escaped Wednesday in Breathitt County, forcing a lockdown at a nearby school.
Educators Want More State Funding
School districts across the Commonwealth want state lawmakers to return education funding levels to 2008 rates. Video Video
Dress-Up Bananas
Play dress-up with your child's school lunch for a fun surprise in their lunchbox.
Wolfe County School Bus Hit By Lightning
The Wolfe County Schools Superintendent says a school bus was hit by lightning yesterday.
New Epinephrine Auto-Injector Talks Administrator Through Steps
What happens if a child has an allergy attack at school and a medical professional is not in the building? Video Video
Liberty Police Seeking Suspects in School Bus Tampering
Liberty Police are seeking suspects after dozens Casey County School Buses had their tires flattened
Kentucky Cutting School Safety Funding
Over the last 5 years, the state cut funding for school safety 58%
Controversy Continues Over Clark County Schools
A representative from the Kentucky State Board of Education attended the Clark County School Board Meeting as parents continue to argue over planned changes. Video Video
EKU Welcomes New President
Eastern Kentucky University will be under new management starting Thursday. That's when Doctor Michael Benson will take over as the school's 12th President.
Fewer Registered Nurses For Fayette Co Public Schools
Last year, Fayette County Public Schools shared 27 registered nurses. This year, they'll have half that. Video Video
Police Issue School Traffic Reminder
Lexington Police are reminding drivers that Fayette County Schools begin tomorrow. Be prepared for additional car and pedestrian traffic.
School Celebrates Presidential Blue Ribbon Award
Seton Catholic School in Lexington celebrated receiving the Presidential Blue Ribbon Award Tuesday afternoon. Video Video
Law Enforcement Practices School Shooting Response
With students volunteering, local law enforcement practices responding to a school with an active shooter inside Video Video
Madison County Schools Decision Angers Parents
Parents were upset Wednesday when Madison County Schools decided to continue bus routes as tornado sirens went off in the county. Video Video
How Fiscal Cliff Affects Schools
KY schools would receive less money if we go over the cliff Video Video
Richmond Classroom Replaces Chairs with Stability Balls
A class of Glenn Marshall Elementary 2nd graders are now sitting on stability balls instead of chairs. Video Video
McDowell Elementary School Flooded
Heavy rain caused flash flooding in Floyd County Monday night, closing the school district. Video Video
Allergy Medications Bill Passes House & Senate
A bill encouraging schools across Kentucky to have allergy medications on hand is now on the governor's desk for approval or veto. Video Video
Students Get School Supplies From A Bus
Montgomery County Schools has started a "Stuff the Bus" campaign to collect school supplies for students. Video Video
Three Lexington Schools Affected By Reported Police Standoff
The Fayette County School District says three schools took extra safety precautions Thursday afternoon in connection to a reported police standoff.
Lexington Pediatrician On Back-To-School Immunizations
It's back to school time which doctors say may mean time to catch up on vaccines. Video Video
Frankfort School Placed On Lockdown
One student is in custody, and a pellet gun was recovered. Video Video
Lawmakers Propose Tax Free School Supplies
Two Kentucky lawmakers are co-sponsoring a bill designed to help with supplies for the state's elementary, secondary, and post-secondary students. Video Video
Traffic Stop Leads To Marijuana Arrest
Frankfort Police arrested Eric Jockers on charges of drug trafficking within 1,000 feet of a school.
Bullying Prevention Big For Fayette County Schools
Fayette County Public Schools brought in the top hate crime prosecutor in the country to talk to teens about bullying Wednesday. Video Video
Lexington's Winburn Middle School Takes Unique Fundraising Approach
Lexington's Winburn Middle School is holding a yard sale and fish fry this Saturday, May 19, to raise money for a school trip for students who have made the Honor Roll the entire school year.
The Rules Of Sunscreens At School
You may not realize that many schools require a doctor's excuse before your child can bring sunscreens to school. Video Video
Gun Found Near School Building
The Fayette County School System says a gun was found, in a backpack, in a trash bin, near '"It's About Kids Support Services" on Main Street. Video Video
Whopping Cough Cases Expand In Anderson County Schools
A seventh case of whopping cough was confirmed in Anderson County Schools.
School Bus Accident In Lexington
Lexington police say the bus accident occurred Wednesday morning at the intersection of Driscol and Manchester.
School Bus Flips Over In Knox County
A school bus flipped over early Tuesday morning while taking children to school. Video Video
Essay Wins Lexington Student a Seat at Inauguration
A Tates Creek Middle School student writes herself into Kentucky history. Video Video
Kentucky Schools Thrive Despite Economy
A new report shows that Kentucky schools are doing well despite limited funds. Video Video
One Stop Shop For Transferring College Students
KnowHow2Transfer.Org provides a more seamless and transparent system for students transferring from a community or technical college to a four-year university. Video Video
Bath County Students to Become Authors
Students at Bath County Middle School are putting the finishing touches on their 150 books to be published.... Video Video
Former Lexington Teacher Accused Of Sexual Abuse
School officials say a former special education teacher is accused of sexually abusing a minor.
Gov. Beshear Combines The State's Educational Forces
Governor Beshear signed an order to combine the state's Career and Technical Eduation with the Department of Education. Video Video
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