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Bowling Green Independent Schools Plan to Make 10 Position Cuts

Updated: 03/26/2008 - The House and Senate are working out details of the state budget, but the Bowling Green Independent School System is already preparing for the worst. It's planning to cut 10 positions in the district, basing the decision on which teachers have the least seniority. Now, one instructor's speaking out on the strain the cuts could create for the classroom.

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One Class At A Time: Auburn Elementary

Updated: 01/16/2009 - Learning multiplication tables for an area class is leading to a tasty treat! In this week's "One Class At A Time," WBKO and Leachman Buick GMC gave Laura Kees and her class $500.

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One Class: Bristow Elementary

Updated: 02/15/2008 - An area teacher gets a big check from WBKO and Leachman Buick GMC to help her students master math.

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Flu Season Hits Area Schools

Updated: 02/05/2008 - Flu season is officially under way and some Kentucky schools are being hit by the bug. Two Lexington school districts have canceled classes for the time being, but how are area schools coping?

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House Passes University Bond Bill

Posted: 01/27/2008 - The House has passed a University Bond Bill, meaning the state's eight public universities could issue their own bonds for construction projects.

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Local Schools Continue Efforts to End Bullying

Updated: 01/16/2008 - The Kentucky House Education Committee unanimously approved an anti-bullying bill for schools. It's a bill that would require school districts to design policies dealing with bullies. We spoke with one local school that's already ahead of lawmakers.

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Investigators Find Body Thought to be Missing Marshall Student

Updated: 12/23/2007 - Officials did not confirm the remains to be that of 21-year-old Leah Hickman, a journalism student who has been missing since December 14. The body was found in a crawl space at an apartment building where Hickman lived.

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Education Commissioner Wants Help Improving Schools

Updated: 12/10/2007 - Chambers of Commerce across Kentucky are being asked to help in the effort to improve schools. Kentucky's new education commissioner hopes to recruit chambers to generate broad support for improving schools.

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Kentucky Lawmaker Wants An Age of Consent Law Changed

Posted: 11/29/2007 - State Representative J.R. Gray says he plans to file a bill that would make it illegal for a teacher to have sex with someone under 18. Teachers break no criminal laws by having consensual sex with students, as long as they are at least 16 years old.

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Draud Announces Resignation From State House

Updated: 11/29/2007 - State Representative Jon Draud has announced his resignation, days after the lawmaker was chosen to be Kentucky's next education commissioner.

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