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Ky. Board of Education sets restrictions on corporal punishment

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The Kentucky Board of Education has adopted a new administrative regulation that would place more restrictions on the use of corporal punishment in state schools but stopped short of making it an outright ban. Legislation passed by the 1982 General Assembly permits the use of corporal punishment by teachers for the…

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Unemployment insurance system needs reform, says task force

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The General Assembly’s Unemployment Insurance Reform Task Force held what is expected to be its final meeting on Tuesday and approved a document outlining its recommendations for possible action during the 2022 session. The panel was formed due to legislation passed in the wake of a number of issues involving unemployment…

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Authorities: Student kills 3, wounds 8 at Michigan school

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at his Michigan high school on Tuesday, killing three students, including a 16-year-old boy who died in a deputy’s patrol car on the way to a hospital, authorities said. Eight other people were wounded, some critically. Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard said late Tuesday that…

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