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Fayette County Schools remains virtual through most of January

Students in Fayette County aren't going to be returning to the classroom anytime soon. The school board decided Tuesday evening for about the next two weeks class, will remain virtual.

Some frustrated, confused about Bath County property tax increase

A tax hike is leaving some people not just angry, but confused as to where to aim their frustration.

Fayette school board to welcome two new members

Two new members will take office in January.

FCPS not raising property tax rates

For the third time in five years Fayette County Public Schools is not raising property tax rates.

Jefferson County Board of Education approves plan to start school year with NTI

Tuesday night, the Jefferson County Board of Education unanimously voted to approve the plan to begin the 2020-2021 school year with non-traditional instruction.

Senate confirms all but 1 of Beshear’s school board picks

The Kentucky Senate has confirmed all but one of Gov. Andy Beshear's appointments to the state school board.

School board wants Kentucky Noah’s Ark to pay higher taxes

A county school board in Kentucky says a Christian theme park with a 500-foot-long Noah's Ark is not paying enough in property taxes.

State Passes new Social Studies Standards

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - The State Board of Education unanimously passed new Social Studies standards Wednesday. Rebecca Ingram was one of the teachers who sat...

Parent confronts board over student abuse case

LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - According to state police, two teacher's aides are accused of abusing an autistic student while a special education teacher...

Petition against School Safety tax fails

Voters in Fayette County won't have the chance to overturn a property tax hike.

Petition still lacks enough signatures to force vote on property tax hike

Just a few days left for organizers to get enough names on a petition to force a public vote on a Fayette County property tax hike and they admit they might come up short.

Pike County delays start of classes

Public school students in Pike County will get a few extra days of summer vacation after the school board voted to delay the start of classes.

Hundreds sign petition against tax hike

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) Opponents of a tax increase to pay for school security in Fayette County are making a push to get it on...

Petitioners look to get property tax increase on the ballot

Lexington voters, will you have final say on a property tax hike in Lexington?

Lex Ed asks FCPS for comprehensive sex education

A new education movement is gaining attention in Lexington. A group that goes by Lex Ed called on the Fayette County School Board at its meeting Monday night to bring comprehensive sex education to the district. The group made an impression in purple t-shirts, artfully decorated with a bird and a bee.

Scott County Schools will be in session on eclipse day

The district has thoroughly considered all options related to the eclipse and decides that the best place for students to learn about the eclipse is at school under the instruction of teachers. 

Community upset over teacher being fired

Some Mt. Sterling community members are upset about a decision the Montgomery County public school board made. They say the board unfairly fired a...

School board member under fire for educational requirements

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is asking a court to remove a Gallatin County school board member accused of not graduating from high school.

Scott Co. school board holds special meeting on new high school

onight the Scott County School board approved a point six cent increase on property taxes. But many were there to talk about adding a new high school, one that's been talked about for more than ten years. The public was only allowed to talk about the tax, but that didn't stop Dorothy Butler from making her case about the school.

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Madison County Health Department keeping waiting lists, suggests others

Waiting lists increasing important when and if vaccine supply increases.

Fayette schools kindergarten registration opens Jan. 25

Preschool applications also accepted.

Lexington IT firm acquires Ohio firm, expands into region

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - NetGain Technologies, the largest managed IT services provider in the Midwestern and Southeastern U.S., has acquired Arnet Technologies and LK...