Saturday, September 26, 2020
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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.
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Fayette County STEM coach receives ISTE creativity award

Fayette County STEM Learning Coach Josh Rayburn has earned the 2020 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Arts and Technology Network Creativity Award.
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Lafayette High School teacher named Japanese Teacher of the Year

The Kentucky Association of Japanese Language Teachers selected Mariko Barnes of Lafayette High School (Fayette County) as the state’s Japanese Teacher of the Year.
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Three Kentucky students move on to National Braille Challenge Competition

Three students competing in the Kentucky Regional Braille Challenge were named finalists and will be attending the virtual National Braille Challenge Competition. The national competitors are:
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Kentucky students win National Security Language Initiative scholarships

Nine students at The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science at Western Kentucky University have received a nationally-competitive National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) Scholarships for immersive, critical language study this summer and next academic year.
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Grayson teacher named a PBS Digital Innovator All-Star

Dee Dee Webb, the technology integration specialist with the Grayson County schools, is one of 19 educators chosen from across the country for the PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program.
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Jefferson teacher recognized for leadership by NBPTS

Sarah Yost, a National Board-certified teacher in the Jefferson County schools, has been recognized by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards for her leadership during the COVID-19 emergency.