Both Lexington City and Rockbridge County school boards are waiting on the General Assembly and governor to finalize the state budget.
Parents said Lizzy Braman’s fourth-graders blame themselves and feel abandoned. Her students will be divided among the other two fourth-grade teachers, creating classrooms of more than 30 students each.
Maury River Middle School is using an online program to help students with math after low SOL scores last year.
Rockbridge County High School has a new evacuation site after last fall’s much-criticized response to threats of an active shooter and bomb on campus.
The new intercom replaces a public address system that was broken during last fall’s bomb and active shooter threat at the high school.
The Lexington City School Board has finally adopted a policy about book selection and removal policy at its latest meeting.
Classes resumed as scheduled at Christopher Newport University following an apparent shooting on campus early Tuesday morning. At approximately 3:20 a.m., university police reported they had both the suspect and the firearm in custody.
The Lexington City School Board opted to postpone a vote on a new book selection and removal policy at its latest meeting. But the board added more books to the list of those banned from the middle school library.
Tensions continue to rise at college campuses across the country. Multiple Ivy-League colleges have had protests on their respective campuses. Both Israeli and Palestinian students have said they feel unsafe on their campuses.
Students express frustration about the lack of specific information on the threat a day after a four-hour lockdown on campus. Details remain unclear as W&L officials and police remain largely silent.