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A revised Kentucky bill aimed at critical race theory moves forward. What’s in it?

With the sponsor saying he has been unfairly accused of being “a racist” and “a fascist,” a revised Kentucky bill aimed at critical race theory gained approval from a Republican-led … Click to Continue »

KSU needs $23M to avoid ‘tremendous chaos.’ A bill to provide funding makes progress

A bill that would give Kentucky State University $23 million to cover its budget shortfall passed out of the House Committee on Appropriations and Revenue Tuesday. HB 250 outlines requirements … Click to Continue »

‘Rights vs. health.’ Ky. bill prohibiting mask mandates at schools, colleges advances

A bill that prohibits requiring masks at Kentucky public schools, colleges and child care centers advanced Tuesday in the General Assembly. House Bill 51, introduced by State Rep. Lynn Bechler, … Click to Continue »

‘If not now, when?’ Fayette schools keep mask mandate despite parent push back

Some parents are pushing to get rid of the mask mandate, but Fayette school officials say they aren’t ready to give up face coverings yet. COVID cases among students, staff … Click to Continue »

Here are all 12 presidents in the history of the University of Kentucky

Eli Capilouto has been the president of the University of Kentucky for more than 10 years. He is the 12th president of UK. Here are the former presidents, and how … Click to Continue »

UK President Capilouto recounts toning down his inauguration into an investiture

Dr. Eli Capilouto, president of University of Kentucky, recounts his speech at his investiture, which he had toned down from an inauguration when he was appointed 10 years ago. … Click to Continue »

UK President Eli Capilouto on investing in new campus buildings

Dr. Eli Capilouto, president of University of Kentucky, explains his reasoning for investing in multiple new buildings across UK’s campus. … Click to Continue »

UK’s $3 billion building boom: How has campus changed under Capilouto? What’s next?

In the last 10 years, UK’s campus has been updated in many areas: dorms, research centers and academic buildings. When President Eli Capilouto was hired, he made improving structures on … Click to Continue »

UK receives $5M gift for student scholarships. Here’s who will be eligible for funds

A $5 million donation to the University of Kentucky, the largest donation given at one time towards scholarships in the school’s history, will help lower the cost of attending UK … Click to Continue »

Ky. education chief has ‘serious concerns’ over new bill related to critical race theory

Kentucky Education Commissioner Jason Glass is expressing “serious concerns” about the newest bill in the General Assembly aimed at the ongoing controversy related to critical race theory. One of Glass’ … Click to Continue »

Liggins’ ‘long-term vision:’ More Fayette kids could pick schools based on interests

Fayette County’s new superintendent, Demetrus Liggins has a “long term vision” for the school district that would allow more students to attend a magnet or special program outside their assigned … Click to Continue »

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