Kentucky public schools, marijuana/hashish use and possession was the number one law violation committed by students on school property in 2015-16.

What’s the No. 1 law violation in Kentucky’s public schools?By Valarie Honeycutt [email protected] Fayette County and all Kentucky public schools, marijuana/hashish use and possession was the number one law violation committed by students on school property in 2015-16.In Kentucky, that accounted for 26.45 percent of all law violations. The Kentucky Center for School Safety on …

State Begins Random Drug-Testing of Middle School Children — With Punishment

Claire Bernish August 22, 2016   Random drug-testing of middle-schoolers — with penalties — has become a reality for a school district in New Jersey that already does so with high school students. Though the Lacey Township Board of Education program will be implemented purely on a “voluntary” basis for seventh and eighth graders who …

Graduation rate higher in Kentucky than US overall

January 22, 2015 03:33 EST FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- The Kentucky Department of Education says the latest figures on statewide graduation rates are in, and Kentucky's rate is higher than the national mark. The National Center for Education Statistics figures show Kentucky's graduation rate in the 2012-13 school year was 86 percent. The state Department …