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Pulaski Co. school district scans visitor’s ID for safety

Parents and guardians send their kids to school believing they are in a safe place.

Safety changes announced at Frederick Douglass a week after shooting scare

Hours before kickoff, parents of students at Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington received an email detailing safety changes at athletic events.

Record enrollment at Fayette County Public Schools

Superintendent Manny Caulk says Fayette County Public Schools has at least 650 more students this year.

Superintendents react to new school safety law

JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - The governor signed a school safety bill into law that was prompted by last year's shooting at Marshall County...

Kentucky House OKs school safety bill after deadly shooting

The Kentucky House of Representatives has passed a school safety bill more than one year after two students were killed in a shooting at a western Kentucky high school.

School resource officer bill moves to House

Legislation designed to increase the pool of qualified applicants to be school resource officers passed the state Senate today with no dissent.

Parents question whether shooting drills traumatize kids

Ever since the Columbine shooting, many school districts have held shooting drills to practice emergency procedures. But 20 years later, some parents are questioning whether kids are traumatized by the drills, which can include simulated gunfire and blood and sometimes happen with no warning that the attack isn't real.

Superintendent Manny Caulk gives update on school safety plan

Superintendent Manny Caulk gave an update on school safety during Monday night's Board of Education meeting.

SAFETY CONCERNS AS SCHOOL YEAR BEGINS IN FAYETTE COUNTY

Concerns about school safety in Fayette County

Fayette Co. School district vote on tax increase to fund school safety plan tonight

In Fayette County there's a new plan to keep schools safer but it will cost money and taxpayers would foot the bill through a property tax hike if voters approve it.

Ky lawmakers to meet this week to address school safety

Senator Alice Forgy Kerr and Representative George Brown Junior will be in attendance.

Metal detectors installed, in use at Lexington high school

Fayette County Schools are working on ways to make their classrooms safer. This week, some of their plans are going into action.

REACTION: School district approves fixed metal detectors

The Fayette County Board of Education has approved fixed metal detectors inside schools, starting with Frederick Douglass High School.

Fayette Co. school district discusses new random search policy

The Fayette County school board will discuss plans to keep kids safe in school.

Town hall for concerned Henry Clay parents, students

A meeting was held at Henry Clay High School, opening the floor for discussion over an incident last Thursday.

Supt. explains why school safety meeting couldn’t be town hall

Concerned parents and students wanted to use Thursday's school safety meeting to talk about a gun found at Henry Clay high school. 

Lawmakers host school safety meeting

State lawmakers came together in Frankfort on Thursday to discuss school safety and what can be done to stop shootings and other violent incidents from continuing to happen.

FCPS makes school safety changes

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- As the country grapples with how to make schools safer, Fayette County says it's making changes to its security protocols now. The...

Kentucky State Police commissioner to meet with Trump

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders is meeting with President Donald Trump to discuss school safety. A White House spokesperson says...

Corbin attorney pledged thousands for school metal detectors

An attorney with Copeland & Romines Law Office has pledged $20,000 to buy metal detectors for each of the five schools in the Corbin Independent schools district.

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McConnell: Congress working on funding to get children back in class

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