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Beshear proposes pay raise for Kentucky teachers

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andy Beshear rolled out his plan Wednesday in an effort to increase the number of teachers.

Laurel Co. High School coach died on Saturday

Laurel County Schools is mourning the loss of a high school teacher.

Grant County teacher accused of having sex with student

According to the Grant County Sheriff's Office, Kendall Burk had several sexual encounters with a 15-year-old male student over summer break.

New campaign and website to recruit teachers amid shortage

Citing both a national and statewide teacher shortage, Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis announced a new campaign and website to recruit.

Teacher turned app maker Byju Raveendran is India’s newest billionaire

A teacher-turned-tech entrepreneur's path to becoming the newest member of India's billionaire's club was made clear by following what worked.

Free admission to King’s Island for teachers, first responders and healthcare professionals

The amusement park announced its Community Appreciation Days kicks off this weekend.

High school teacher killed in wreck in Whitley County

38-year-old Adam Hyatt, of Frankfort, died of his injuries in an accident on I-75 in Whitley County on Sunday.

Kentucky sickout records turned over to Bevin administration

Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis says the names of teachers who may have been involved in sickouts this year have been turned over to Gov. Matt Bevin's administration.

Former Woodford Co. teacher jailed for sex with student suing state

A former Woodford County teacher behind bars for having sex with a student is suing the Attorney General and the Kentucky Department of Corrections. 

Kentucky teacher accused of DUI, crashing at school

39-year-old Belinda Vance was arrested at Paint Lick Elementary School arrested at Paint Lick Elementary School

Deputies: Teacher arrested after showing up to school drunk

Scott County Sheriff's deputies say a substitute teacher is accused of showing up to class drunk.

KSP: Estill Co. teacher charged for not reporting boyfriend’s messages to student

Investigators say 39-year-old Sherry Murphy was aware of the conversations between the student and 35-year-old Torstein Torsteinson, but did not report it.

Kentucky State University ranks number one in teacher quality

Officials say Kentucky State University ranks number one among colleges in the Commonwealth.

At least 4 Kentucky school districts close amid protests

At least four Kentucky school districts have canceled classes because of too many teacher absences as educators continue to protest at the state Capitol.

Los Angeles teachers are ready for first strike in 30 years

Teachers in Los Angeles, whose 640,000 students make it the nation’s second-largest school district, are ready to strike Thursday over a contract dispute that follows teacher walkouts in other states that emboldened organized labor after a critical defeat at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Teacher accused of seeking sex with child held on US charge

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Prosecutors say a Kentucky middle school teacher who pleaded not guilty to a charge of seeking sex with a child...

Middle school teacher accused of seeking sex with minor

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - A Jefferson County middle school teacher who is also a girls softball coach was arrested and charged with seeking sex...

Teachers make small gains in Kentucky

At least nine current or former teachers have won seats in the Kentucky legislature eight months after educators closed nearly two dozen school districts to protest changes to their pension system.

Former Kentucky teacher sentenced to 12 years on sex charges

RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A former Kentucky teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student has been sentenced to 12 years in...

Ex-Kentucky teacher sentenced to 2 years in jail

A former Kentucky teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student has been sentenced to two years in jail.

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No. 23 Cats falls to No. 8 Auburn, 29-13

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Colonels get first win of the Walt Wells Era, 37-14

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Wildcat fans have gameday fun despite restrictions: Some COVID-19 complaints

WTVQ got multiple complaints that some places might have had too many people, per COVID-19 regulations.