Fayette County Public Schools

Fayette County Public Schools

Fayette County Public Schools, in partnership with Scholastic, has launched a read-aloud mentoring program that aims to pair 300 community volunteers once a month with K-5 classrooms in 29 participating schools across the district.   WUKY's Karyn Czar attended the big announcement Tuesday.

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Fayette County Schools are heading in the right direction.  That was the message from School Superintendent Manny Caulk Thursday during the district's first State of the Schools Address.

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School will start close to a week later next year in Fayette County, a change school board members say constituents preferred.

YMCA of Central Kentucky

This Saturday marks the beginning of the end of summer for Fayette County school students as the YMCA of Central Kentucky and other corporate partners team up to hold Back To School Rallies all over Lexington. 

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Fayette County Schools Superintendent Many Caulk has released a 52- page plan to improve schools across the district that he says not only identifies areas of improvement, but lays out how changes will be made and who will be held accountable if students or schools fall behind.

Fayette County School Board Chair John Price Dies

Feb 23, 2016
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Funeral services are pending for John Price, the chairman of the Fayette County School Board who died today following a two year battle with leukemia.

Karyn Czar / WUKY

Fayette County Public Schools showed modest overall improvements over the last year – that’s according to newly released numbers from Kentucky’s “Unbridled Learning” accountability system.

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Allegations of racial discrimination have prompted a federal investigation into Fayette County Public Schools. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has begun gathering testimony.

Karyn Czar / WUKY

For the past nine years, Fayette County Public Schools officials have been improperly handing out surplus dollars to schools -- that's the conclusion of a Kentucky Office of Education Accountability investigation. The report lines up with previous findings by district officials.

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Construction of Lexington’s next high school resumed Thursday after city planners and the school district reached agreement on a plan to mitigate traffic backups near the school.

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