Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn says he’s alarmed after his office has investigated 5 suicides by children 14 and younger in the last year, including the death of a 12-year-old Lexington girl earlier this week.
The dean of the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, who was at the center of a whistleblower lawsuit related to Gov. Matt Bevin, has been placed on administrative leave and granted a one-year sabbatical.
A Lincoln County High School teacher and two teacher assistants who were charged with felony second-degree criminal abuse following an altercation involving a non-verbal student with autism are no longer in the classroom.
Recalling the murder of two students at Marshall County last year and other shootings in the nation’s schools, state Sen. Max Wise unveiled a comprehensive 30-page bill Wednesday intended to make Kentucky schools safer.
A University of Kentucky dentistry professor who recently won $620,000 from the school after he was fired will return to post-retirement employment as a professor and director of a new oral health initiative.