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Winter weather delays: Fayette schools shift to NTI. UK, city offices on 2-hour delay.

Due to winter weather, Fayette County Public Schools will have a non-traditional instruction Weather Day Thursday, January 20, 2022. All afternoon and evening activities are canceled. “Please stay safe and … Click to Continue »

One Lexington elementary school is switching to remote learning due to COVID increase

As a result of “a dramatic increase” in student and staff absences due to COVID-19, Tates Creek Elementary is switching to remote learning from Thursday through at least Monday, Jan. … Click to Continue »

‘Much sorrow.’ First-grade teacher’s death is 61st from COVID among KY educators

The COVID-19 death of a Pulaski County School first grade teacher last week is at least the 61st among K-12 public school employees, according to the educator’s group Kentucky 120 … Click to Continue »

Fayette schools call a non-traditional instruction day Tuesday due to unsafe roads

Due to unsafe road conditions caused by the weekend winter weather, Fayette County Public Schools will have an NTI (non-traditional instruction) Weather Day Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Students should use … Click to Continue »

Fayette stops COVID quarantines for school exposures. At-home learning return possible.

Starting Tuesday, Fayette County Schools will stop contact tracing and quarantines for people exposed to COVID-19 at school, Fayette Superintendent Demetrus Liggins said. New state health guidelines allow such a … Click to Continue »

FCPS superintendent Demetrus Liggins outlines COVID protocols

Fayette superintendent Demetrus Liggins outlines COVID protocols for the area’s schools. Jan. 14, 2021. … Click to Continue »

Senate bill giving Kentucky schools more virtual learning days moves ahead in House

A Senate bill that would allow schools to have more at-home learning days moved ahead in the House Thursday. The bill comes at a time when Kentucky has a record … Click to Continue »

COVID moves Transylvania virtual for first week, NKU delays start of semester

Transylvania University moved its first week of classes to virtual learning to allow more time for students and employees to get tested for COVID-19, the university announced earlier this week. … Click to Continue »

Lexington students oppose anti-CRT legislation at ‘Stop the Teacher Gag Bill’ rally.

Lexington students joined Defenders of Accurate History, a Facebook group of educators and others at a rally at the state capitol in Frankfort Wednesday. They were opposing House Bills 14 … Click to Continue »

Ky. bill would excuse student absences for mental health, which ‘suffered’ in pandemic.

Amira Bowman, a Marion County High School 10th grader, was upbeat and extroverted with classmates before the pandemic, but that changed when she returned to in-person learning after months at … Click to Continue »

UK students battle snow, ice on move-in day

Sophomore Jacob Lee navigates snow and ice to bring belongings back to his dorm room as UK hosts the first move-in day for the Spring semester Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. … Click to Continue »

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