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Lawsuit challenges key part of new Kentucky education law

By Bruce Schreiner - Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's new law allowing scholarship tax credits to support private school tuition drew a court...

Lawmakers hear update on student participation in the last academic year

Lawmakers, educators discuss issues, lessons learned; look to future.

MSU education programs receive top state, national ratings

MSU education programs earn multiple top rankings from Teaching Degree Search  

Corporal Punishment legal in Ky. despite state’s disapproval of the practice

A video taken in Florida of a principal paddling a student has revived conversation around corporal punishment and if it's an antiquated form of punishment in schools or not.

CPE providing $1.5 million in grants to summer bridge programs

Funding will help 1,800 students transition to college and thrive during the first year.

State educators get update on impacts, plans for assessments, accountability

School leaders get ideas for COVID impacts, changes.

KDE Parents Council shows support for steps towards equity, inclusion

KDE’s commitment to providing schools with the resources needed to create a more equitable and inclusive environment

House OKs measure to protect due process for college students

The bill requires each governing board of a public postsecondary education institution to adopt a student code of conduct that includes disciplinary procedures.

Bills filed this week give insight on Legislature’s priorities in waning days

With breaks built in, session scheduled to end March 30.

KDE Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council discusses post-pandemic learning, state assessments

Members of KDE's Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council agreed that the effect of the pandemic will not easily be remedied by standard educational practices.

Catholic school enrollment up in Lexington, down nationwide

LEXINGTON, Ky. (ABC 36) - The pandemic altered the way education is received in the United States. For some schools, it means virtual learning or...

Bill advances to let felony offenders tap into KEES money

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A legislative panel has approved a bill to allow felony offenders in Kentucky to tap into scholarship money they earned...

State releases guidance on student promotion, school operations after vaccinations

KDE releases COVID-19 guidance on student promotion or retention, school operations after staff vaccinations and ESSER II

‘Soup for the Soul’ wins state’s Strategic Priority Award

Program going on five years, even more critical during pandemic.

Governor Beshear proposes quick virus aid in budget plan

The governor offered an ambitious budget plan to lawmakers Thursday evening in his annual State of the Commonwealth speech.

Education Opportunity Accounts Legislation filed in General Assembly

House Bill 149 will help expand education options to majority of K-12 students

Task force suggests ways to improve teacher prep, student reading, math outcomes

Legislature may consider three-year pilot program

Area counties get $1.7 million for ag business, jobs, education efforts

Projects and programs approved span the diverse array of Kentucky agriculture

Parents prioritize mental health, prefer local decision in reopening schools

State board will make recommendations about how to proceed with schools.

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Locals react to new CDC recommendations

The CDC updated guidelines on Tuesday recommending all people wear masks indoors again, regardless of vaccination status.

UPDATE: BCTC’s ‘COVID Monologues’ wins Cannes World Film Festival award

A production that explores the emotions felt by students and staff during the early days of the pandemic is now a movie.

KY superintendents discuss back-to-school plans amidst COVID surge

Superintendents in the state talked about navigating back-to-school plans.

Lexington landlords urged to hold off on evictions ahead of moratorium lift

The CDC's moratorium on evictions ends Sunday. Lexington officials are asking landlords to hold off.