School Safety

A federal school safety commission created by President Donald Trump in the aftermath of the Parkland, Florida shooting in February made the rounds in Lexington Tuesday.

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A state school safety working group gathered testimony this week with an eye toward drafting a policy recommendations for the General Assembly. So far, the most controversial remedy – arming teachers – has met mostly with skepticism from lawmakers and panelists.  

Fayette County Public Schools

Two eighth graders in Lexington are facing some very adult criminal charges because they brought guns to Crawford Middle School.  Classmates tipped off their teachers within minutes of the school day Wednesday and school officials found an antique revolver and a handgun.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Fayette County Public Schools Superintendent Tom Shelton reminded school principals and administrators over the weekend of the district’s building entrance and safety procedures following the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school.