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Bevin says rival’s education ad a ‘scare tactic’

Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has defended his record of supporting public education in response to a new TV ad hitting him on the issue.

Two petitions demand metal detectors in Scott County schools

Two people have started petitions to have metal detectors installed in schools in Scott County.
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Several Kentucky schools address online threat

Several Kentucky school districts have sent notes home to parents this week about a threat made against schools in the state.

FBI: no evidence threat against schools is credible

The FBI in Louisville says it is aware of threats made online against Kentucky schools and Arkansas schools, but it says there is no evidence the threats are credible.
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Downed tree caused power outages in Lexington

A power outage in Lexington caused traffic tie-ups and forced some schools to dismiss early.

‘Tobacco Free’ signs offered at no cost to Ky. schools

Schools in the Commonwealth are going tobacco free and health companies are helping out, offering metal signs at no cost to schools across the state.
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Teacher says state’s ‘sickouts’ ruling is a threat

Kentucky's labor secretary says more than 1,000 teachers violated state law by participating in rallies at the state Capitol.

State awarded $9 million grant to improve mental health services in schools

A $9 million federal grant to increase awareness of mental health issues among Kentucky students across the state and in three pilot school districts has been awarded to the state.

Schools now required to display “In God We Trust”

Governor Matt Bevin signed the "In God We Trust" bill Tuesday.

Kentucky lawmakers vote to put ‘In God We Trust’ in schools

Public schools in Kentucky would have to display "In God We Trust" in a prominent location next school year under a bill that has cleared the legislature.
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Kentucky House advances proposal to ban tobacco at schools

The Kentucky House of Representatives has approved a bill that would force some school districts to address tobacco use on campus.

Kentucky House votes to put ‘In God We Trust’ in schools

Public schools in Kentucky would have to display "In God We Trust" in a prominent location next school year under a bill that has cleared the state House of Representatives.

KY House passes “Day of Prayer” measure

The Kentucky House voted 79-18 today to set aside one day each year for Kentuckians to pray or reflect on the state’s public schools and their students.

Lawmakers advance bill to require national motto in schools

Kentucky lawmakers have started advancing a bill to require public schools to display the national motto, "In God We Trust," in a prominent location.
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Weather, illness impacting schools

The threat of flooding and widespread illness forced some schools to dismiss early or cancel classes the rest of the week.
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School board meeting tense during auditor debate

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Fayette County Public School System has an outside auditor to keep an eye on the books. Some new members of...

Bill to outlaw vaping, tobacco at schools clears House panel

The use of vaping and tobacco products would be outlawed at Kentucky public schools under a bill that cleared a House panel Thursday.

Roker, others react to Bevin’s school closings criticism

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Today Show host and weatherman Al Roker had some strong words for Governor Matt Bevin. "I just have to say, this...

Proposal would give Fayette Co. school bus drivers a raise

A proposal was introduced at Monday night's Board of Education meeting that would increase starting pay for school bus drivers across the district.
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Frigid bus stop temperatures

Frosty temperatures with wind chills in single digits, could affect children at bus stops on their way to school.

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