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Parents offer thoughts on solving ‘Proficiency Puzzle’

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ/Press Release) –  At its June 9 virtual meeting, the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Parents Advisory Council (PAC) provided feedback...

Regional public hearings set for community input on foster care

Public invited to discuss foster care system June 9-18 Registration required for 4 regional events

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

Kentucky schools continue to welcome students back in-person

It's back to the classroom for students in two central Kentucky school districts.

Kentucky parents file suit seeking to resume in-person class

A group of Kentucky parents have sued several public school districts, seeking to put an end to online learning and return students to classrooms in-person, nearly one year after the coronavirus pandemic forced schools to pivot to virtual or hybrid models.

Parent caregivers feel “forgotten” over COVID-19 vaccine

Many of you are patiently waiting, wondering when you'll be able to get your vaccine. A Frankfort family is wondering the same, frustrated they're not higher up on the list because their 9-year-old daughter is disabled.

Haley’s Angels providing comfort to grieving parents

A Versailles woman has a special sewing organization with a singular purpose, helping parents heal after losing a baby.

Support and concerns about students returning to in-person learning

Some students went back to school Monday, in-person, that includes children in Estill County schools but not all students were there.

Parents prioritize mental health, prefer local decision in reopening schools

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

Parents charged after baby ingested methadone

Police in Richmond have charged two people after their baby ingested methadone. 

School boards, other down-ballot races even more important

While the focus is primarily on the Presidential Election and local leaders, one thing parents have to consider is the school board seats in their county.

Learning Pods: Helping students with schoolwork

As school districts struggle with the balance between in-person and online teaching, parents are looking for options and sometimes, help.

FCPS’ School Board discusses October in-person learning, parents who oppose hold rally

Meanwhile, a group of about 75 people rallied outside the FCPS main building on Richmond, calling for students to go back in-person now.

School doesn’t follow governor’s recommendation, opens with in-person classes

Danville Christian Academy feels the school has taken the necessary precautions to keep students, faculty and staff safe from COVID-19.

National survey mirrors Kentucky on in-person return to school

55 percent of parents avor return to in-person.

Madison County residents show their support for school leaders

School leaders across the state are facing tough decisions, especially after the Governor asked them to delay the start of in-person classes until at least late September.

Back to school shopping could look different

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-- For many it's time to start back to school shopping. What does that look like heading in to a school year,...

Federal student aid application decline still has state worried

Numbers slowly catching up as state makes push.

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.

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Local activist calls for community help on Facebook

Devine Carama of One Lexington asks for community activists like himself to help prevent youth violence in Lexington.

More closures scheduled for Sulphur Well Pike/KY 39 bridge project

The closures are a result of the progression of the Bridging Kentucky Program's bridge replacement project.

Kentucky Humanities awards over $800,000 to COVID-impacted organizations

Kentucky Humanities ARP Grants provide funding to museums, archives, historic sites, and other nonprofit cultural agencies impacted by the pandemic.

Eddy Montgomery to serve as Director of the Office of Special Prosecutions

Montgomery most recently served as Commonwealth’s Attorney for the 28th Judicial Circuit until his retirement.