A student at Henry Clay who drew attention to a swastika found at the school, along with reporting additional anti-Semitic incidents, is requesting that the school district create a task force dedicated to investigating hate speech, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.
Kathy Fields, Superintendent for Jessamine County Schools, has announced that the district will be closed Tuesday, January 17th, so that students and faculty can attend the funeral for Leo Travers, and East Jessamine High School Student who was gunned down last week.
The Fayette County school system has revealed additional details on how it will deal with recent safety concerns at Tates Creek High School, in the wake of three separate incidents within two weeks where students brought guns to the school.
A Celebration of Life for former Clark County Superintendent and current Lewis County Superintendent Donald Pace will be held at 2 p.m., October 1, in the Conkwright Elementary Gymnasium in Winchester, 360 Mt. Sterling Road.
While Fayette County’s sixth high school has still not been named, Superintendent Manny Caulk today publicly named the individual who will take the helm of the district’s first new high school in more than 25 years.
Citing less than favorable student performance in reading and math, along with nearly fifty percent of students under-performing in the classroom; Fayette County Public Schools is presenting a plan to improve.
Fayette County Board of Education members agreed Monday evening to place the interests of students above all else and cemented their focus on the achievement of all students regardless of race, class, ethnicity, gender, socio-economic status, special need or English language proficiency.