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UK restart playbook begins and ends classes early, includes robust plan for testing, screening, tracing

By Jay Blanton University of Kentucky The University of Kentucky on Tuesday released the pillars of its restart plan for the fall, which makes clear a commitment to returning to a residential campus experience in August: -In-person classes beginning a week early on Aug. 17 and end at Thanksgiving. -Testing for students for COVID-19, daily assessment for symptoms and mask-wearing in most places on campus. -Working...

Georgetown College offers wide variety of summer courses; first term begins May 11

Georgetown College gives students a host of fascinating course options throughout the academic year to enrich their minds and prepare them for graduate school and a successful career. This is no different when it comes to summer courses offered by Georgetown this year. Georgetown will offer three terms during the summer: May Term (May 11–May 22), Summer 1 Term (May 25–June 29), and Summer 2 Term...

Bluegrass Community & Technical College Workforce Solutions offers retirement planning class this fall

Bluegrass Community and Technical College Workforce Solutions is once again partnering with Financial Educators Network to offer retirement planning workshops this fall. This popular course is designed to teach adults ages 50-70, who are recently retired or starting to think about retirement, how to build wealth and develop a personalized and integrated plan to achieve retirement goals. The comprehensive...

‘Parent U’ offers tools, support for Lansdowne families, sheds light on lesser-known topics

Families find that in building the school community, Lansdowne offers workshops that are relevant and useful. (Photo provided)   By Tammy L. Lane Special to KyForward     Lansdowne Elementary’s “Parent U” is designed for people like Tasleem El-Amin, a mother of three who recognizes the value of partnering with schools to benefit her children.   “I’m here often, so all...