Thursday, September 19, 2019
Announcements

Raven Run Nature Sanctuary offers free field trips, travel grants

Raven Run Nature Sanctuary near Lexington offers free field trips for classes and transportation grants for Fayette County educators.
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Prichard Committee’s parent leadership institute accepting applications

The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence is accepting applications for the Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership Class of 2020.
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‘Student Bill of Rights,’ ‘In God We Trust’ legislation available on LRC website

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is required by law to inform district and school administrations as well as all classified staff of specific laws pertaining to the Kentucky "Student Bill of Rights" and the requirement that "In God We Trust" be placed in a prominent location in all Kentucky schools.
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Students invited to apply to U.S. Senate Youth Program

Students in grades 11-12 may apply for the 2020 United States Senate Youth Program, an educational program for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service.
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Visionary Day open to students with blindness, visual impairments

The West Kentucky Special Education Cooperative and Kentucky School for the Blind Outreach will host Visionary Day on Sept. 20 at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area Nature Station in Golden Pond.
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Kentucky museums offering free admission on Museum Day

More than 1,300 museums across the country will participate in Smithsonian magazine’s annual Museum Day on Sept. 21, adopting the policy of the Smithsonian Institution by opening their doors for free to visitors.
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Standards implementation professional learning series announced

Each month this fall, the Kentucky Department of Education will produce two webcasts and one virtual workshop to provide information and professional learning about standards implementation.
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State parks foundation offers grants for park visits

The Kentucky State Parks Foundation offers grants to schools to allow students to visit Kentucky State Parks through Inside Out Education.
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Elliott bus driver’s daughter wins Buster Bynum Scholarship

Cierra Wagoner, a 2019 graduate of Elliott County High School, was named Kentucky’s recipient of the Buster Bynum Scholarship from the Southeastern States Pupil Transportation Conference.
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Revised social studies course standards documents available

The course standards documents for required social studies courses have been revised to include the newly adopted standards and are available on the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Course Standards webpage.