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Staff from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) presented to the General Assembly’s Interim Joint Committee on Education on Nov. 12 about the necessity of early literacy initiatives in the Commonwealth.
Fayette County Public Schools is launching 4-Reading Out Loud, a new literacy initiative spotlighting African-American authors who write books with children of color as the main character.
The World Literacy Foundation (WLF) is offering a remote Ambassador Program that encourages students to acquire literacy and reading skills needed to succeed in school and beyond.
Children will be given free books at several lunch programs being held across the state this summer as a part of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) summer reading and math initiative, Stride Don’t Slide!
The Governor’s Office of Early Childhood hosted the 2019 Early Childhood Institute for hundreds of early childhood educators from across Kentucky.
Erin Ball was named the 2020 Kentucky Middle School Teacher of the Year and the 2020 Kentucky Teacher of the Year.
As a freshman in college, I remember being mesmerized by a young artists and repertoire executive named Sean “Puffy” Combs from Uptown Records. While Puffy can take credit for reconstructing the remix, Obasi Shaw and A.D. Carson, two young African American scholars, can be credited with the modernizing and remixing of the traditional essay.