Forty-seven schools have been named Bright Spots in Kentucky Education, recognition for schools in which students performed better than expected on measures of educational achievement.
Kentucky students can send holiday cards to the elderly through Signature HealthCARE’s Holiday Card Drive.
KET can help high school students join in a national project, The Great Thanksgiving Listen. The project asks high school students to record an interview with an older family member during Thanksgiving weekend, using the free StoryCorps App.
The Jump$tart Coalition, which promotes financial literacy for young people, is sponsoring a contest for students in grades 5 through 12. Participants are asked to make a video on the importance of saving money. The maker of the winning video will get $50.
Middle school science teachers can apply for an all-expense-paid week of science education activities at Western Kentucky University (WKU) in Bowling Green.
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is offering teachers a half-dozen free webinars on Kentucky’s new financial literacy standards, held monthly through April 2021.
The University of Louisville has redesigned its Principal Preparation Program for hybrid learning and lowered the cost for spring 2021. Now UofL’s Advanced Educational Leader Program is seeking candidates statewide for its Executive Leadership Academy.
The 2021 KET Young Writers Contest will begin taking submissions Dec. 1, and will accept them until April 15.
Two Harlan County High School teachers have written a Spanish I textbook that focuses on rural life, including specifics of Harlan County.
Dates have been announced for the 2021 Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs (GSE).