Arts initiative offers grants to eastern, western Kentucky schools

Schools in eastern and western Kentucky may request funding for arts in education programs through the Delta Dental Making Smiles Happen Arts in Education Initiative. The program, which provided enriching arts experiences for 17,500 students in eastern Kentucky and Jefferson County in its first year, has been expanded to provide arts in education programs for an estimated 10,000 additional students [...]

By |2016-11-16T09:17:20-05:00November 17, 2016|

KDE providing grants for mathematics interventions

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is offering an opportunity for Kentucky public school districts to apply for grants that will fund mathematics intervention services for primary students who are struggling to meet grade level or benchmark expectations for mathematics. KDE expects to fund about 90 schools at an estimated $50,000 per year to support the hiring of one full-time [...]

By |2016-08-04T06:45:30-04:00August 4, 2016|

Grants allow more than 2,000 students to visit state parks

A transportation grant program sponsored by the Kentucky State Park Foundation (KSPF) has served more than 2,000 students with its latest round of grants to seven schools. The KSPF’s Inside Out Education initiative awards grants to schools that allows students to learn about the environment, history or culture at a Kentucky State Park. During the past two years, the program’s [...]

By |2016-06-22T16:42:49-04:00June 23, 2016|

Grants offered to project-based learning classes, groups

The Kentucky Association of School Administrators’ Student Impact Grant Opportunity offers grants of up to $2,500 for schools that use project-based learning in their classrooms and give back to their community or the global community. Students or classes from any grade level in Kentucky schools may apply for the grants, which will be awarded to project-based learning classes or groups [...]

By |2016-02-03T16:34:15-05:00February 4, 2016|

Online campaign supports Every Kid in a Park program

The Outdoor Foundation and the Outdoor Industry Association have launched a campaign to support the White House’s Every Kid in a Park youth initiative, which gives 4th-grade students the chance to visit federally managed lands and waters. The campaign is seeking donations of any amount to help individual 4th-graders, a 4th-grade class or an entire school of 4th-graders visit a [...]

By |2016-01-06T14:36:00-05:00January 7, 2016|

Fayette teachers’ association awards scholarship, classroom grants

The Fayette County Education Association (FCEA) has awarded a $500 American Education Week scholarship to Carlos Bess, a behavioral curriculum specialist at Martin Luther King Jr. Academy for Excellence. The award goes to an FCEA member who is pursuing a Rank 2, Rank 1, doctorate or National Board certification. The FCEA also presented five $250 classroom grants to teachers in [...]

By |2015-12-14T15:59:34-05:00December 15, 2015|
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