With more state budget cuts feared, the Fayette County Public Schools board has set funding for Family Resource and Youth Service Centers as one of several legislative priorities for the 2018 General Assembly.
Beaumont Middle School teacher Brooke Powers was surprised with a $25,000 Milken Educator Award during an assembly on Tuesday, one of 44 awards given out to teachers across the country and the first in Kentucky to receive the award since 2015.
In a surprise school assembly, Brooke Powers, a teacher at Beaumont Middle School was named one of the best educators in the nation and awarded the national Milken Award . Brooke Powers was given $25,000 cash to use however she wants.
The attorney general’s office filed a motion in Daviess Circuit Court to dismiss the indictment against Billy Joe Miles, the former University of Kentucky board chairman, who was accused of rape, sodomy and bribing a witness.
Kentucky school districts would have to offer age appropriate sex education for 4th- through 12th-graders ranging from prevention of sexually transmitted diseases to premarital abstinence under a bill introduced by a state lawmaker.
State Rep. Brandon Reed, R-Hodgenville, has filed legislation in the 2018 General Assembly that would require local boards of education to adopt a policy allowing students to carry and self-administer sunscreen in school and to decide whether school staff could apply it.
UK’s massive $201 million student center renovation won’t be finished until May. But starting Sunday, a newly finished dining area will be serving food to students, faculty, staff and whoever wants to stop by.
In the wake of an athletics scandal that brought down the University of Louisville’s basketball coach and athletics director, a Lexington legislator has filed a bill that would require university governing boards to review big sponsorship and endorsement deals.