The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) has received reports of laboratory-confirmed influenza cases, indicating the presence of flu circulating in Kentucky. The cases are from Bullitt, Fayette and Jefferson counties.
Suspensions at Jefferson County public elementary schools have jumped more than 80 percent this year, already surpassing the number of suspensions handed down during any school year in at least the past decade.
Jefferson County Public Schools is planning to increase the maximum number of students allowed in many of its classes, saying the move will free up certified teachers to be redeployed to schools or programs that JCPS thinks needs more support.
A pro-Confederacy group rallied on the State Capitol steps as a state commission considers removing the statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis who was born in Kentucky, in the Capitol Rotunda.