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LEXINGTON, Ky. - The public is invited to weigh-in Tuesday on the new district facilities plan for Fayette County Public Schools. Compiled every four years, the plan serves as a roadmap for new construction and renovation.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Fayette County Public Schools will soon have more than 100 robotics kits in its elementary schools thanks to a grant from Xerox. The company donated $35,000 Monday through a fundraising effort spearheaded by IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Teacher pensions across the country are severely underfunded, inflexible, and unfair to employers and employees, according to a new report out Thursday.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky Department of Education officials say another year of data is needed to determine what kind of improvement on student test scores should be expected from school districts.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Changing the high school dropout age from 16 to 18 is a legislative priority once again for the Kentucky Board of Education. During their regular meeting Wednesday, board members approved a legislative agenda for the upcoming session that starts in January.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky is joining a network of 15 other states focused on improving education in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math – also known as STEM.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Fayette County Public Schools showed off its world languages and Spanish immersion programs today Thursdayfor officials from the U.S. Department of Education.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - What started as a small school of about a dozen students in a Lexington church basement has now more than doubled and outgrown its original space.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - It’s been 49 years since Dr. Martin Luther King gave his famous “I Have a Dream Speech,” yet a top civil rights official says he’s amazed at some of the discrimination and harassment that continues across the country. 

LEXINGTON, Ky. - ACT college entrance exam scores among Kentucky’s high school juniors and seniors are up from last year, but thousands of students are not meeting standards for college readiness. 

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