Education

In an effort to avoid the frequent disruption seen last year, some school districts are offering COVID-19 testing programs to some or all of their students. In Christian County, the district has launched a "Test to Stay" program for school-acquired close contacts.
By Kaiser Health News
teenager getting nasal swab covid test
As a Kentucky Board of Education mandate requiring masks expires, many districts are electing to continue a masking requirement in schools.
By WKMS
students in school wearing masks
Louisville Rep. Attica Scott’s bill would require schools to teach about a list of subjects including the slave trade, the Civil War, Jim Crow laws, residential segregation and the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
By Kentucky Public Radio
A spokesman said the district wants to prevent a spike in quarantine absenteeism. The district will review the policy over fall break in early October.
By Jennifer P. Brown
Principal Sarah Sweeney Johnson said the program will help promote a love for reading.
By Jennifer P. Brown
The district office is taking suggestions for the school's name, mascot and colors through an online survey and suggestion boxes.
By Jennifer P. Brown
Under the new regulation, the department will automatically forgive the debt of borrowers who the Social Security Administration has identified as severely disabled.
By ProPublica
The facilities grant will be used for construction of a new consolidated high school.
By Jennifer P. Brown
Transy joins a handful of private colleges requiring the vaccine, including Berea College. So far, no public universities in Kentucky are requiring vaccinations.
By WEKU
The high school, with a capacity for 2,500 students, would cost $115 million. The district wants to complete it in three years.
By Jennifer P. Brown
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