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Fayette County Public Schools to host fall session of Family University Saturday at Henry Clay High School

The fall 2019 session of Family University is coming up Saturday, Nov. 9 at Henry Clay High School. Fam U provides informational sessions for caregivers, enrichment activities for students of all ages, and district/community resources to help families stay engaged in their child’s education. Participation is free, and open to the public. “Family University provides amazing learning opportunities....

FCPS’s Family University series emphasizes importance of parents in education experience

By Tammy L. Lane Special to KyForward The Fayette County Public School District’s Family University series partners with parents and other caregivers to actively foster students’ success. That’s exactly what mom Jessica Hunter had in mind when she signed up for this year’s kickoff event. “We just moved here in April (from Ohio), so we’re trying to get a feel for what the schools are all...

Family University: Program shows parents, guardians are valued partners in students’ lives

By Tammy L. Lane Special to KyForward Parents, guardians, and other caregivers need to know they are valued partners in their students’ journey through Fayette County Public Schools. That’s why Miranda Scully and Rose Santiago are excited about the Family University initiative, which launched this fall. “We’ll provide a welcoming learning environment so our families can understand and navigate...