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Schools to stay closed; 100 new cases, 11 deaths: Beshear

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Gov. Andy Beshear has asked schools superintendents across the state to keep schools closed until at least May 1. He reported...

Waiver of fee linked to spike in GED signups

Lower costs linked to increase in signups, tests and completions.

School district takes down ‘Mighty Warrior’ Bible verse

Letcher County district makes decision after complaint.

Fayette science teacher gets ‘space’ assignment

Teacher chosen for NASA study program.

SCAPA team claims top state honor

Students compete at UK during weekend.

Meadowthorpe Elementary takes 2020 Governor’s Cup

Governor’s Cup is Kentucky’s premier academic competition.

Beshear backs spending increases for education, health care

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has proposed spending increases for public education from kindergarten through college and for health care in his first budget plan.

Kentucky governor makes case for criminal-justice reforms

Beshear said the rising inmate populations and crumbling prisons are sapping the state of money needed for education and health care.

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Kentucky’s Lieutenant Governor on education

Our “Science Guy,” Jason Lindsey, sat down for an exclusive interview with Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman about education in the state.

Beshear stresses education, health care at start of bus tour

Democrat Andy Beshear is stressing education and health care issues as he starts a statewide bus tour.

Chicago teachers’ strike highlights support staff shortages

Teachers unions argue not having enough support staff hinders students' learning and teachers' work.

Retired teachers canvas neighborhoods, education a popular election topic

A group of retired and current teachers canvas neighborhoods to discuss popular election topic's like education.

Bevin says rival’s education ad a ‘scare tactic’

Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has defended his record of supporting public education in response to a new TV ad hitting him on the issue.

AGs urging for data to help address Public Service Loan Forgiveness program

A letter was sent to U.S. Secretary of Education urging that the U.S. Dept. of Education provide data on Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

Kentucky launching teacher recruitment campaign

Kentucky education officials say a growing teacher shortage has become critical and they are launching a recruitment campaign.

Ex-Ky. education lead confirmed to US education department

U.S. Senate confirmed President Trump's pick for the federal Department of Education's assistant secretary of postsecondary education.

Clark County school employee accused of stealing from student fund

A Clark County public school employee is accused of taking tens-of-thousands of dollars over nearly a decade from the George Rogers Clark High School student activity fund.

Betsy DeVos to visit Lexington and western Kentucky

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will join Governor Matt Bevin in a roundtable discussion at Bluegrass Community and Technical College in Lexington on Wednesday.

Stormwater grant opportunity for Lexington organizations

Lexington’s Stormwater Quality Projects Incentive Grant Program is entering its tenth year of funding projects to reduce storm water runoff.

Kentucky education commissioner still wants protester names

Kentucky's largest school district has asked the state's education commissioner to withdraw his request for names of teachers who used sick days to protest at the state Capitol, but the commissioner says he will not back down.

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