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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.
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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...
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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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Fayette County Board of Education elects new leadership

The Fayette County Board of Education on Thursday elected vice chair Melissa Bacon as its new chair and member Amanda Ferguson as vice chair.

Bill would create advisory committees for school start dates

A committee of business and tourism officials and educators would advise Kentucky school districts on when to start the school year under a bill that has cleared the Senate Education Committee.
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Estill Co. school board member faces charges in court

A member of the Estill Co. School Board that was arrested on February 5 has pleaded not guilty to a long list of serious charges.

Proposed names for new schools in Lexington

Proposed names for two new elementary schools in Lexington have been revealed.

New school boundaries in Fayette County to be voted on June 3

The Fayette County Board of Education is scheduled to vote on new school boundaries on June 3, 2015.

UPDATE: Fayette School Board Approves Radon Repair Work

A radon problem was scheduled to be fixed over winter break at Lexington's Locust Trace AgriScience Center. The Fayette County School Board voted Monday night for the emergency repair work.

Fayette County Public Schools Begins Superintendent Search

The Fayette County School Board will begin their search for a new superintendent and an interim superintendent after accepting the resignation of Tom Shelton.
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UPDATE: Fayette Co. School Board Looks At Proposed Budget

After school board meetings, public comments and community forums, the Fayette County School Board is now looking at a proposed budget. Superintendent Tom Shelton showed his plan to the board Monday night.

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