Selecting A New Superintendent

Selecting A New Superintendent The Kentucky Board of Education has announced that it has selected the superintendent of Colorado’s second largest school district to be Kentucky’s next education commissioner.Jason Glass will oversee Kentucky’s K-12 school system and its 650,000 students amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and rising case numbers state-wide.Glass has been serving as…

COVID-19 KY Update

COVID-19 KY Update Kentucky reported more than 450 additional cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, part of a troublesome trend of rising confirmed cases of the illness caused by the new coronavirus, Gov. Andy Beshear said.Beshear said in a news release that Kentucky has had more than 19,100 cases of the virus and at least…

Governor’s Executive Power Questioned

Governor’s Executive Power Questioned The Governor’s use of executive power during the Coronavirus pandemic has been called into question with some legal challenges.”This is about public health and it shouldn’t be politicized. We are trying to keep people safe. We are trying to stay ahead of the curve here,” said Senator Morgan McGarvey of…

University Of KY Tuition Cap

University Of KY Tuition Cap The University of Kentucky plans to cap tuition and mandatory fees in the fall for all full-time students.The move was announced by UK President Eli Capilouto as a way to ensure fairness and consistency for students during the coronavirus pandemic. Officials said it should result in reduced payments for…

Lundergan Sentencing This Week

Lundergan Sentencing This Week Federal prosecutors are seeking prison time for Kentucky’s former Democratic Party chief when he is sentenced this week, but attorneys for Jerry Lundergan are seeking probation.Lundergan and a codefendant are set to be sentenced July 16 in federal court in Frankfort, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported. Lundergan was convicted last year…