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Nearly 12,000 students headed to Rupp Arena for STLP State Championship on Thursday

Nearly 12,000 students, educators, volunteers, community members, and parents are expected to converge on Lexington for Kentucky’s annual Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) State Championship on Thursday. P-12 students from across the state will show what they know and can do with technology in arts, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and demonstrate many career-ready...

Kentucky College & Career Connection launches student competition; targets paying for college

The Kentucky College and Career Connection (Ky3C) coalition is inviting middle and high school students to create 30-second Public Service Announcements promoting the idea that there’s more than one way to pay for college. Challenge winners will have their work produced and broadcast on television and radio stations statewide. Entries must be received by Feb. 1, 2016. The competition is part...

Xerox, IEEE Lexington donate $35,000 for robotics kits for FCPS elementary students

Children showed the LEGO MINDSTORMS software to FCPS superintendent Tom Shelton.   All elementary students in Fayette County Public Schools will soon have access to robotics supplies, thanks to the generosity of the Xerox Foundation and IEEE Lexington. Their $35,000 gift will provide more than 100 LEGO MINDSTORMS kits spread across the nearly three dozen schools.   Students at Garden Springs...