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Marshall cancels August commencement as coronavirus cases increase

Ceremony already had been moved from May.

Friends start funeral fund for parents killed in wreck after son’s graduation

Friends of a Fleming County couple killed in a car wreck after their son's graduation are raising money for the family.

Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman hosts tribute to graduating seniors

Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman hosted a one hour program Saturday night to honor high school seniors.

Jessamine County seniors get one-of-a-kind 2020 send off

Jessamine County schools today, using ideas put together by students, found a way to award diplomas, let the community take part, and make sure caps and gowns got plenty of use.

Lincoln County grads start the graduation ‘walk’

School districts across the region are starting what they hope will be the most unique -- and only -- high school graduation experience they'll ever do.

UPDATE: Laurel County virtual graduation includes parents

While seniors and parents at North Laurel and South Laurel high schools know their graduation will be different than what the school district originally proposed, they don't know yet how or when.

Fayette schools set list of graduation events, activities

Given that the class of 2020 has had a final semester of high school like none other, Fayette County Public Schools and several community partners are working together to ensure their graduation celebration is one-of-a-kind!

Beshear talks school opening; senior tribute weekend in Laurel

While high school seniors in Laurel County wait for the exact datesfor their revamped "graduation" walk-through this year, the celebration of their achievements begins in earnest this weekend.

From the ‘Thinker’ to TikTok dances, Louisville students graduate

The marching band performed via videoconference. And Rodin’s iconic “The Thinker” statue appeared in students’ living rooms for photo opps.

Lexington Catholic plans unique ‘drive-in’ graduation

But at 10 a.m. May 30, the 198 graduating seniors at Lexington Catholic High School will, in a way, make their own "dive-in."

UPDATE: Judge orders Laurel County Public Schools to revise graduation plans

Some three dozen parents and their graduating seniors want a judge to block the Laurel County Board of Education's plans for graduation for South Laurel and North Laurel County high schools.

Minority students making gains at state universities: Report

Minority and under-represented students made strides during the 2018-19 school year closing the achievement gap at Kentucky's colleges and universities.

FCPS says it’s still reserving postponed graduation dates at Rupp

Fayette County Public Schools released Friday it is holding dates in July, Sept. and Dec. for a possible in-person postponed commencement ceremony.

KDE releases COVID-19 guidance on graduation alternatives

The Kentucky Department of Education has released two new guidance documents to help districts safely handle graduation alternatives and other end-of- school procedures.

Lafayette High School senior reacts to school closures

After Governor Andy Beshear's press conference on Monday, where he advised school superintendents to extend the closures, the Fayette County Public Schools sent out information about continuing non-tradition instruction, or NTI days for the rest of the school year.

High school seniors willing to wait for ‘real’ graduation: KDE

A majority of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council said they would be willing to wait for an in-person ceremony.

Out of school but these seniors still getting treats

Teachers and staff at Powell County High School are trying to make senior year still a little special for the school's graduating seniors.

State board may waive some high school graduation requirements

The state Board of Education has waived a number of requirements to give local school districts flexibility to manage operations and student requirements.

Transylvania postpones 2020 graduation

The historic university announced Tuesday it will honor its graduating students, who are wrapping up their senior year with remote learning, during an in-person ceremony later this year and through several virtual events.

UK goes to online classes rest of semester, graduation postponed

Changes extend initial response to coronavirus, more details coming.

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