FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A state budget plan awaiting action by the Kentucky House later this week sticks with the governor's recommendation for a funding increase for elementary and secondary education. The House plan closely mirrors the governor's proposal to increase funding for the state's main funding formula for kindergarten through 12th-grade classrooms.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky public school students would not have to make up as many as 10 canceled school days under a proposal in the House budget to cope with a harsh winter. State law requires public schools to have a minimum of 170 days but some 31 of the 173 school districts have already missed 20 days or more due to snow and ice storms.
HARTFORD, Ky. (AP) - Up to 200 recipients of a western Kentucky scholarship are finding out that their personal information was posted online without their knowledge. Reports say the trustee of the Glen Frieda and John Wells Education Scholarship issued letters to former students saying the posting was inadvertent.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Wildcats began the year as the top-ranked team in the nation but have now fallen out of the Top 24. The Wildcats have lost three of their last four games, including Saturday's 84-65 loss at No. 1 Florida as they have been struggling offensively.
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