The Fayette County health department restaurant inspectors placed three convenience stores, a sushi place, Fayette County’s Learning Center, Dickey’s BBQ Pit, Tandoor Express, Weekly Juicery and more on probation.
On Thursday, students at Lexington’s Julius Marks Elementary School received 17 guitars, 17 ukuleles, one guitar for special needs students, picks and a double stack guitar rack from The Wooks and the Can’d Aid Foundation.
Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis said Friday that he will work to remove a barrier to public charter schools opening in Kentucky by advocating for the 2019 General Assembly to create a funding mechanism for them.
A second-grade teacher recently charged with alcohol intoxication at a Frankfort school had previously come to the attention of Kentucky teacher’s credentialing board because of a DUI conviction last year, records show.
Fayette County Schools officials have determined that a student was able to bring a loaded gun into Frederick Douglass High School Wednesday because the contracted security ambassador responsible for searching the student’s backpack did not adhere to protocol.
A letter saying that students would be charged 10 cents for each page of paper they used in the classroom caused a social media uproar Wednesday until the principal explained that it was not real, but part of an academic lesson.
Following at least two recent incidents of educators dragging students with autism, including one caught on video that drew attention from national television networks, Fayette County Public Schools officials are taking action.
The Kenton County Sheriff’s Office this week agreed to pay more than $337,000 “for the painful and unconstitutional handcuffing of elementary school students with disabilities,” an ACLU disability attorney said on aclu.org.