Tuesday, May 22, 2018

EPA seeking schools for Air Quality Flag Program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking new participants for its Air Quality Flag Program, which can inform students, staff and parents about the air quality in their communities.

Financial literacy resources available from Department of Financial Institutions

The Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) is celebrating Financial Literacy Month in April by sharing resources and lessons with teachers and extension agents across Kentucky.

SREB offering trainings on literacy, math courses for struggling students

The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) has developed two sets of courses designed to increase student preparedness in literacy and mathematics, and training on both will be offered this summer.

KET, PBS provide resources for Pi Day

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) and PBS LearningMedia is offering several resources for teachers to use on Pi Day, March 14.

U.S. Census Bureau providing free school resources about statistics

Preparations are underway for the 2020 U.S. Census, and the U.S. Census Bureau is providing free resources to schools through its Statistics in Schools (SIS) program.

Kentucky Historical Society offering field trips, scholarships to cover admission

The Kentucky Historical Society offers field trips to the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History and scholarships for eligible schools.

Kentucky Humanities expanding reading and storytelling program

Kentucky Humanities has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to expand the Prime Time Family Reading Time program to 20 public schools during 2018 and an additional 20 schools in 2019.

KET offers travel reimbursement for media arts workshops

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) is offering travel reimbursements for media arts workshops at KET Network Center in Lexington during the spring 2018 semester. The goal of the program is to help schools implement the Kentucky Academic Standards for Arts in media arts.

VSA Kentucky art exhibit available to schools

The 2018 VSA Kentucky Student Traveling Exhibition, “A Matter of Perspective,” has begun its tour and is available free of charge to schools, museums and other institutions.

Lexington arts and science center offers programs

The Living Arts and Science Center in Lexington offers science discovery field trips, planetarium shows and outreach programs to schools.