Friday, December 4, 2020
Recognitions

Schools in 30 counties dubbed Bright Spots for exceeding expectations

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.
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Harlan County teachers write Spanish book for rural students

Two Harlan County High School teachers have written a Spanish I textbook that focuses on rural life, including specifics of Harlan County.
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Hardin County teacher wins Financial literacy teaching award

West Hardin Middle School (Hardin County) teacher Joy Knight has been named 2020 Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy and ClassAct Federal Credit Union.
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National honor for Owensboro Independent PIO

The National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) has named its fifth class of 35 Under 35, and one Kentucky public relations professional is included.
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GoTeachKY names 32 teacher ambassadors for 2021

GoTeachKY has named 32 teacher ambassadors for 2021.
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Kentucky students’ experiment heading for International Space Station

A science experiment designed in part by two students from Fayette County Public Schools will blast off for the International Space Station on Oct. 1.
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Kentucky schools win national awards

Forty-four Kentucky schools are among those recognized nationwide as 2020 America’s Healthiest Schools.
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Fayette County schools police win Promising Program Award

The Fayette County Public Schools Police Department has received a Promising Program Award from the Kentucky Association of School Resource Officers (KYASRO).
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CTE professionals receive 2020 Kentucky Farm Bureau Career and Technical Education Awards

Eight career and technical education (CTE) professionals received 2020 CTE Awards at a live-streamed ceremony on July 24 at the Galt House in Louisville. The awards program is conducted by the Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education (KACTE).
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Two Jefferson County teachers receive presidential awards

Two Jefferson County teachers have received the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) representing the highest honor bestowed by the United States government for K–12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics teaching.