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John Legend and Sesame Street Raise Awareness of Kids Coping with Incarcerated Parents for the Holidays

December 14, 2017 - For the holidays, Sesame Street in Communities and John Legend’s FREEAMERICA program have teamed up to create a series of videos to show support for the more than 2.7 million children with incarcerated parents. The videos feature five children along with Sesame Street’s Elmo and Abby Cadabby. The children share their stories as well as some ways […]

Empowering Families to Learn Together with Ready-to-Learn Workshops

December 6, 2017 - The first family arrives, taking a tentative step into the Lee County Elementary cafeteria, glancing around quickly for a familiar face. Jim Tackett, with the Appalachian Renaissance Initiative,  greets them and invites them over to fill out some necessary paperwork. While mom is distracted, the little girl hovers close by, unsure of what she should be doing. […]

Remind Partners with PBS and Quizlet to Expand Learning Beyond the Classroom

November 29, 2017 - Remind, a K-12 communication platform that allows teachers, parents, and students to connect via their mobile devices, today announced a partnership with PBS, Quizlet and other leading education companies.

Visit the KET Media Lab and your travel costs are covered

November 29, 2017 - Thanks to a grant from the Kentucky Department of Education, KET is offering travel reimbursement for media arts workshops at the KET Media Lab during the 2017-2018 school year.

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