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Team cancels workouts as Fayette reports more COVID-19 cases among high school athletes

The Lafayette Boys Soccer Team has canceled conditioning for one week after a player tested positive for COVID-19, Lafayette Athletic Director Littleton Ward told families in a message Thursday. The … Click to Continue »

‘Cowardice.’ District investigates after Confederate flag raised over Lexington middle school

Fayette Superintendent Manny Caulk denounced as a “cowardice act” the discovery Wednesday that someone had raised a Confederate flag with extremist symbols on the flagpole at Bryan Station Middle School. … Click to Continue »

Schools change reopening plans amid virus surge. Catholic schools in Lexington delay start.

As coronavirus cases surged in Kentucky and Gov. Andy Beshear recommended that schools postpone in-person learning, public and private schools on Wednesday continued to change or reconsider their reopening plans … Click to Continue »

Lexington private schools planned to reopen soon and in-person. Now they are in flux.

The face-to-face reopening plans of some Lexington private schools were in flux Tuesday following a request from Gov. Andy Beshear Monday night that all Kentucky schools postpone in-person learning until … Click to Continue »

Lexington Christian Academy cleanliness plan for in-person classes August 12

How LCA has been working hard to prepare both campuses to ensure that students and staff return to a clean, safe environment on August 12. … Click to Continue »

Fayette students will start school from home on Aug. 26. See the new calendar.

Aug. 26 will be the first day of the 2020-2021 academic year for Fayette County Public Schools, a district set to engage only in at-home learning for at least the … Click to Continue »

Beshear asks all schools in Ky. to postpone in-person opening until third week in August.

Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday recommended that all Kentucky public and private schools postpone their start date for in-person learning until the third week of August to curb the spreading … Click to Continue »

How Kentucky offers schools more flexibility to return amid pandemic

Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman explains how Kentucky plans to offer schools more flexibility in preparation of returning to classes in the Fall amid COVID-19 pandemic, including allowing remote learning. … Click to Continue »

7,000 athletes, six positive COVID tests in four weeks of Fayette County workouts.

Three more Fayette County high school athletes have tested positive for COVID-19 after voluntary team workouts, and several people will be asked to quarantine as a result, a district spokeswoman … Click to Continue »

After KY schools closed and kids stayed home, far fewer people reported child abuse

After Kentucky schools abruptly closed in March to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the number of child abuse and neglect reports received by state social workers plunged by 43 percent … Click to Continue »

UK fails to meet its goal for contracts with minority-owned businesses

About 5 percent of the University of Kentucky’s spending on outside businesses went to minority-owned companies — significantly less than the university’s goal of 10 percent. Over the past 12 … Click to Continue »

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