Saturday, July 20, 2019
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KDE seeks applicants for assessment item review

The Kentucky Department of Education Office of Standards, Assessment and Accountability is seeking classroom teachers in grades 3-12 and content specialists working in support of teachers to review items for future Kentucky assessments in reading and writing, mathematics and social studies.
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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.
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Mr. Steve, STEAM-based activities highlight KET’s Super Saturday

Kentucky Educational Television will host its annual Super Saturday event featuring STEAM-based activities for children ages 2-8 and their families Aug. 10 at the KET studios in Lexington.
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Kentucky one of 22 states to meet Section 616 requirements

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs has released its annual determinations under Section 616 of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and has found that Kentucky meets the requirements and purposes of Part B.
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Two student programs available at Muhammad Ali Center

The Muhammad Ali Center is accepting applications for its two high school student programs, the Muhammad Ali Council of Students and UCrew.
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Nominations open for KBE’s Kelly Award

The Kentucky Board of Education is accepting nominations for the Kelly Award for Business and Education Partnership. The award honors a Kentucky businessperson who has partnered with a public school or district to provide outstanding leadership that promotes school improvement and student success.
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Nominations open for annual environmental education awards

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education is accepting nominations for its annual Excellence in Environmental Education Awards.
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Revised reading and writing, math standards documents available

After undergoing a rigorous revision process that began in 2017, revised standards for reading and writing and mathematics have been adopted into law.
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White House Historical Association to offer lectures online

The White House Historical Association hosts public lectures throughout the year, and it will begin streaming its lectures via Facebook Live and archiving the videos on its YouTube page for educators and others living outside the Washington area.
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Kentucky Chamber program will take students to businesses

The Kentucky Chamber Workforce Center is launching Kentucky’s first Bus2Business program Oct. 2. Through a partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bus2Business day will bring school buses full of students to local businesses so they can see opportunities available to them after high school.