Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Announcements

Applications being accepted for designing high-quality local curriculum pilot 

Following the unprecedented interruptions to learning resulting from COVID-19, states, districts, and schools are working to retool their systems and structures to ensure they can equitably support all students.
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Nominate students for first-generation college and CTE industry certification scholarships

Student nominations are now open for the Kentucky School Boards Association's (KSBA) 2022 First Degree Scholarship program.
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Applications sought for the 2021 Clean Diesel Grant Program

The Kentucky Division for Air Quality is requesting proposals for the 2021 Kentucky Clean Diesel Grant Program. A total of $304,420 is available for projects to reduce diesel emissions in Kentucky's diesel school bus fleets.
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58 Kentucky schools selected for learning network to build capacity for family engagement

The  Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, through its Kentucky Collaborative for Families and Schools, has selected 58 Kentucky schools to participate in a peer learning group to increase family engagement as a primary strategy to improve student outcomes in learning.
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KDE sharing links to rights of students, national motto legislation

Pursuant to KRS 158.186, before Sept. 15 of each year the commissioner of education must distribute copies of KRS 158.183, which details the “rights of students,” and KRS 158.195, which requires each public elementary and secondary school to “display the national motto” of the United States.
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U.S. Census Bureau invites educators to join Statistics in Schools Ambassador Program

The U.S. Census Bureau is inviting K-12 educators to become an ambassador for its Statistics in Schools (SIS) program, a free education program with activities created by teachers, for teachers, that leverage census data to create engaging and easily downloadable classroom activities for students.
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Morehead State University launches scholarship for Appalachian new teacher candidates

Morehead State University’s (MSU’s) Volgenau College of Education announced a new scholarship program, the Appalachian Future Educators (AFE) Scholars Program, for new teacher candidates from Appalachian counties.
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SESC announces new learning loss initiative

The Southeast South-Central Educational Cooperative (SESC) announced a new initiative to address student learning loss that may have occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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KASC offering formative assessment online course

KASC is expanding its online course offerings to include “Assessment of Learning.”
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Counselor openings at Kentucky Fish and Wildlife conservation camps

Counselors are needed for Kentucky Fish and Wildlife’s summer conversation camps.