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You can take a 5-minute survey to help choose Kentucky’s next education commissioner

The Kentucky Board of Education is asking people to fill out a five minute survey on the qualities they would like to see in the state’s next education commissioner. The … Click to Continue »

Transylvania University names new president. He currently leads a North Carolina college.

Brien Lewis has been hired to serve as the 27th president of Transylvania University in Lexington, officials said Tuesday. In 2019, Seamus Carey resigned from the school to return to … Click to Continue »

Lexington bus monitor arrested after allegedly sexually abusing student

An 18-year-old bus monitor has been charged with sexual abuse by Lexington Police after he allegedly inappropriately touched a student. Lexington Police said Thursday Brandon Brown, 18, has been charged … Click to Continue »

A gun was found on a bus full of kids and Lexington police want to know why

Lexington police are investigation how a gun was left on a bus that was taking kids to an after-school program. Parents of students who attend an after-school program at Whitaker … Click to Continue »

Bill would replace Bible courses in Ky. schools with ‘variety of religious texts’

Approximately 10 to 15 school districts in Kentucky are currently offering Bible literacy courses, but a bill introduced in the 2020 General Assembly would replace them with classes on ‘various … Click to Continue »

Three Kentucky school districts close the rest of the week due to illness

Three Eastern Kentucky school districts have canceled classes for the rest of the week due to widespread illness. The schools did not say what the illness is but state health … Click to Continue »

She was a Head Start teacher. Now she wants 1 of 3 Fayette school board seats in 2020.

A 29-year-old project coordinator for Lexington’s Community Action Council who was a recent Head Start teacher wants to be the next new face on the Fayette County Public Schools board. … Click to Continue »

New Kentucky school safety bill would require all safety officers to carry a gun

All school districts in Kentucky would have armed school resource officers under legislation unveiled Monday in the Kentucky Senate. Sen. Max Wise, R-Campbellsville, said in a floor speech that the … Click to Continue »

‘Teacher chain,’ inspired by college football, honors great work in Lexington school

An incentive the University of Miami football team uses to reward players who force turnovers is the inspiration for a new teacher appreciation program that is changing the culture at … Click to Continue »

Lafayette uses “Teacher Chain” to reward educators of the week

Lafayette High School has taken a page from college football and is using a “teacher chain” to as a token to award Teacher of the Week to nominated educators. … Click to Continue »

Central Ky. teacher fired after FBI raids his home, arrests him, private school leader says

The co-founder of a private school in Richmond said Tuesday that he fired a teacher who has been arrested on federal charges after his home was raided, although he does … Click to Continue »

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