A former teacher and assistant coach in Kentucky has been sentenced to six years in prison for violating child exploitation laws.
We have heard a lot lately about pensions. Kentucky has a $33,000,000,000 shortfall that affects retirement for many state workers, public safety officers, and teachers. It is teachers in particular that we have been hearing from this week.
State Police arrested the assistant police chief in Providence for failing to report criminal activity or taking enforcement action.
The indictment accuses the former Logan County Schools teacher of having sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl between Sept. 1 and Feb. 17.
U.S. District Judge Greg N. Stivers sentenced McGaha on Tuesday and ordered a 10-year period of supervised release. McGaha must register as a sex offender.
Wallace alleged that Powell sought to end her employment because he suspected that she was behind an anonymous Title IX complaint filed against the district in 2013 about unequal access to a weight room for boys and girls.
Some Mt. Sterling community members are upset about a decision the Montgomery County public school board made. They say the board unfairly fired a teacher, and they think it’s because he’s gay. Several community members and students associated with the school district have been out protesting in hopes that they can make a difference. The […]
A former Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping a teenage student and taking her to California has been returned to face charges and is being held in a Kentucky jail.
Parents of a third-grader in Kentucky have sued a school district where authorities say a teacher physically dragged their autistic son out of class.
A former Carlisle County teacher has pleaded not guilty to having an inappropriate relationship with a student.
Four people were shot Monday in an apparent murder-suicide inside an elementary school classroom in San Bernardino, including a teacher and two students, police and school officials said.
Kentucky State Police say a former teacher at Carlisle County Middle/High School has been arrested, accused of carrying on a months-long relationship with a 17-year-old minor.
Authorities say a Boyd County High School teacher is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a female student.
The Fayette County Coroner says a woman involved in a multi-vehicle wreck on New Circle Road and Nicholasville Road on March 17th has died.
Officials say a Knox County teacher has been suspended after being arrested on drug charges.
The Bourbon County Circuit clerk says four counts of harassment against a Bourbon County Middle School teacher were dropped today in court.
A former substitute teacher who was accused of having sex with two male students has been sentenced to three years in prison.
Police say they have charged a western Kentucky teacher with third-degree rape.
A Kentucky teacher got an unexpected surprise by giving birth during school.
Three people who have dedicated their lives to educating others have been selected to be inducted into the Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame.
A former teacher at R.A. Jones Middle School is in jail, after an investigation into a reported inappropriate relationship with a 14-year-old girl.
Tuesday night, you may have noticed a few more people sleeping on the streets of Lexington, or maybe you did not. That is exactly why they were out there.
Kentucky State Police say a school teacher has been charged with DUI and possession of drug paraphernalia after he ran off the road and hit several trees.
A group of teachers at Bracktown Learning Academy on Newtown Pike refused to work today, claiming they hadn’t been paid this pay period, and that this isn’t the first time this has happened.
A female former substitute teacher in Kentucky accused of having sex with two male students has pleaded not guilty.
Local artist Michelle Armstrong, who teaches at Cardinal Valley Elementary, recently wrapped up a year-long mural project in downtown Lexington.
A former Kentucky substitute teacher will spend 10 years behind bars after pleading guilty to child pornography charges.
A task force has released recommendations aimed at preventing inappropriate relationships between teachers and students in Kentucky.
A former Boyd County High School teacher and Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps instructor has been accused of raping one of his female students.
A parent-training session will be held on Thursday at Frankfort High School, as Frankfort Independent Schools (FIS) unveil a new app aimed to connect the community and improve literacy among students
A former Catholic high school teacher and coach who pleaded guilty to child pornography charges has been sentenced in Louisville to 42 years in prison.
A Bullitt County teacher has been charged with possessing methamphetamine.
A former high school teacher in Johnson County, Ky., who previously admitted to sexually exploiting a minor student, has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison.
A school teacher is dead after an accident in Jeffersonville Friday morning.
Alicia Henning of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School was named Drama Teacher of the Year during the Kentucky Theatre Association’s 2015 high school festival in Bowling Green
A teacher in Bullitt County has been acquitted of assaulting a 6-year-old student who was seen on surveillance video being dragged by the arm.
A former Paducah middle school teacher has been sentenced to five years behind bars after having been accused of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a 14-year-old female student.
The Kentucky Department of Education is trying to recruit additional educators and non-educators to serve on teacher tribunals.
In early September, Lexington teacher Janet Shedd was studying geography, plants and animals in the Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador. She was named a Grosvenor Teaching Fellow by National Geographic.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A Lexington band director is a semifinalist for a Grammy. Lois Wiggins is a band director at Edythe J. Hayes Middle School. She’s one of 25 semifinalists for the 2016 Grammy Music Educator Award. Wiggins was nominated based on videos, essays and testimonials. The semifinalists will be narrowed down to a group […]
Nine semifinalists for the 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award have been named.
The Obama administration has approved plans by 16 states, including Kentucky, to help give all students - regardless of race, ethnicity or economic background -- access to the best teachers.
Two dozen Kentucky educators have been chosen to receive awards and compete for the 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, to be announced next month.
Elaine Wilson-Reddy of Danville has weaved in and out of education much of her adult life, now spearheading an early literacy campaign for children and families.
A former parochial high school teacher and assistant football coach has pleaded guilty to child exploitation in federal court in Louisville.
A work group formed by Gov. Steve Beshear has started trying to craft recommendations to shore up the Kentucky Teachers' Retirement System.
The leaders of Kentucky's state Senate and House of Representatives have appointed six people to a committee studying solutions for the state's troubled retirement system for public school teachers.
Students and teachers were honored during the 8th annual Kentucky Green and Healthy Schools and Kentucky National Energy Education Development Youth Summit and Awards Luncheon.
A former central Kentucky teacher who was charged with sexually abusing students has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Teachers who would like to take students on a field trip to Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area can apply for a grant to help with costs.
Kentucky lawmakers appear to be making little progress on proposals affecting teacher pensions and heroin abuse as the legislature reconvenes for the final two days of the 2015 session.
Kentucky taxpayers would take out the biggest loan in state history under a bill approved by the House budget committee on Tuesday.
A Clark Co. preschool teacher has been charged with criminal abuse after police discovered bruising on her daughter.
A drama teacher at A. Maceo Smith New Tech High School in Dallas, Texas took teacher participation to a new level, making a video of the popular tune "Uptown Funk" with his students.
A teacher in Bullitt County has been charged with assaulting a 6-year-old student who was seen on surveillance video being dragged by the arm.
Louisville Archbishop Joseph Kurtz says the decision by a Catholic school to ask a teacher to quarantine herself after a mission trip to Africa was "not the right judgment."
A central Kentucky teacher has pleaded guilty to having a sexual relationship with a student in Frankfort and resigned her job.
At some schools throughout the state, learning will go on this winter even if students aren’t in the classroom.
According to deputies in Pulaski County, a former high school football coach has been arrested on charges of sodomy and sexual abuse.
A former middle school teacher stood before a judge Friday and heard her punishment for sending sext messages and inappropriate pictures of herself to at least one student in Franklin County.
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office said they received a tip about someone using drugs around Westridge Elementary School Friday, who reportedly turned out to be a teacher's aid.
A former teacher at Knox Central High School has been indicted on a charge of rape stemming from an accusation that an inappropriate interaction with a student had taken place.
The Fayette County School Board shared where the$20 million in budget cuts could be made.
A high school teacher in Scott County allegedly confessed to groping a 15-year-old boy in a classroom, according to the Georgetown News-Graphic.
A woman accused of biting and spanking a 15-month-old child in August has pleaded guilty on revised charges of fourth-degree assault, according to the News Journal in Whitley County.
State Police accuse a teacher of giving students alcohol and marijuana in exchange for work done on her property.
Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday is warning that school districts will have to cut up to 2,000 teachers and teaching assistants if lawmakers don't restore school funding cuts.
State Police have arrested a Crittenden County high school teacher in connection with a child pornography investigation.
Kentucky and six other states will participate in a pilot program to train teachers.
A treasurer for a Berea elementary school Parent Teacher Organization was arrested Friday and charged with stealing more than $12,000 from school programs.
A dance instructor and former teacher in the Fayette County School System is accused of sexually abusing a young boy.
School officials say a former special education teacher is accused of sexually abusing a minor.
Former representative, teacher, and member of the National Guard DeWayne Bunch's funeral was held Sunday in Williamsburg.
Funeral arrangements are set for a former state lawmaker who died this week.
Former state representative and Whitley County High School teacher DeWayne Bunch has died.
Meghan Bottom is one of several finalists for the technology trip.