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Fayette, other Ky. districts close schools Friday, some turn to traditional snow days

Fayette County Public Schools will be closed on Friday, school district officials announced as Lexington continued to brace for an ice storm. It will be a snow day. The district … Click to Continue »

University of Kentucky closes ahead of ice storm predicted to hit Lexington

The University of Kentucky will be closed on Thursday, ahead of a winter storm expected to impact central and western Kentucky. An ice storm is expected to bring up to … Click to Continue »

Fayette schools shift to at-home learning Thursday due to ice storm in forecast

In light of an ice storm in the forecast for Thursday, Fayette County Schools is calling for a non-traditional instruction, or at-home learning day. All Fayette County Public Schools will … Click to Continue »

KY school districts shift to at-home learning due to icy forecast.

With a severe ice storm forecast for Thursday, several Kentucky school districts, including Jessamine, Scott and the state’s largest, Jefferson County, called off in-person classes. Fayette also called for an … Click to Continue »

How Lexington universities are preparing for winter storm predicted to hit area Thursday

Ahead of winter weather predicted to hit the Lexington area on Thursday and Friday, universities are monitoring weather conditions. Some universities will operate remotely, while others have not yet made … Click to Continue »

‘Long haul.’ Leaders in Ky. districts hit by tornadoes ask for years of extra state money

Superintendents of Kentucky school districts hit by December tornadoes told lawmakers last week they were going to need at least five more years of extra financial help to stay viable. … Click to Continue »

UK cancels classes, sends employees home after 4 p.m. on Friday

As more snow hits Lexington, the University of Kentucky canceled all classes starting after 4 p.m. on Friday. Additionally, most on-campus employees will be sent home at 4 p.m., the … Click to Continue »

‘More to come.’ Ky. superintendents leaving the job amid COVID, political pressures

Scott Helton said the COVID-19 pandemic, including pressures of not having enough staff, hastened his recent retirement as Magoffin County Superintendent by about a year. Tim Bobrowski, Owsley County Superintendent, … Click to Continue »

‘A Legacy Rooted in Love’: UK to host symposium honoring author bell hooks

The University of Kentucky will host a symposium honoring the life and work of Kentucky author bell hooks. The event, titled “bell hooks: A Legacy Rooted in Love,” will feature … Click to Continue »

Why Fayette schools are canceling in-person classes and having an NTI day Friday

All Fayette County Public Schools will have an NTI weather day on Friday, January 21, 2022 over concerns about “extreme temperatures.” “During times of extreme weather, the safety of our … Click to Continue »

Kentucky Supreme Court upholds ruling in favor of UK in years-long whistleblower case

The Kentucky Supreme Court upheld a ruling in favor of the University of Kentucky in a years-long whistleblower case between the university and a former surgeon who alleged financial corruption … Click to Continue »

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