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Dear Parents and Guardians,
Anderson County Schools and the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) greatly value your input and want to hear about your experience as a caregiver of a child with an Individual Education Program (IEP). We would like to know more about how your child’s school involves you in the special education services provided to your child.  The information you provide will give the KDE and Anderson County Schools valuable data on how to improve parent and family engagement. All responses are anonymous and cannot be traced back to you or your child.


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Posted Monday, June 13, 2022

The Anderson Community Education (ACE) building is a brick building located at 219 East Woodford Street that many of us drive past perhaps without giving it a second thought. That is, until recently, when the grounds got a bit of sprucing up thanks to the Youth Leadership Anderson County (YLAC) group. The high school students who make up this group were painting, weeding, planting, mulching… and planning. Their planning vision board, the elements of which students have now been working toward for months, sits squarely in the kitchen of the ACE building. Scrawled on it is a list of steps and items needed to reach their ultimate goal: a student-focused community center that can provide aid for students with food insecurities, tutoring opportunities, a quiet place to study, a fun and safe place to gather, and even a place where students can do their laundry. Every item crossed from the list gets the students one step closer to that goal, a lofty feat for a program still in its infancy. 

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Posted Thursday, June 9, 2022
For the second year, Anderson County Public Schools will host a summer learning opportunity to help students reach mastery in identified academic skills and have the opportunity to bond with peers. The summer learning experience, called the Bearcat Learning Academy, will be open to the students who have been identified by faculty and staff at district schools who would benefit from additional instruction.
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Posted Friday, May 13, 2022
The job of the School Resource Officer, Sgt. Likins noted, is to bridge the gap. Likins stated, “When kids see who you are, you are another trusted adult in the school system. We are not just here to stop violence, though we are trained and prepared for that if needed; that’s the dark reason we are here. Even more importantly, though, we are here to build a rapport, to guide, and to teach.” It’s the vision that Superintendent Sheila Mitchell and Sherriff Joe Milam envisioned when they collaborated in a shared plan to have not only the best but also the safest schools in the state. That vision involved hiring an SRO for every school in the district, years before it became a state requirement, as it only did just a few weeks ago when Governor Andy Beshear signed House Bill 63 into law on April 8th, 2022 that each campus in the state must have an SRO by August 1st, 2022. In that regard, Anderson County Public Schools have been forward thinking on school safety.


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Posted Wednesday, May 11, 2022
If you were out and about on Saturday, April 23rd, you probably noticed many vehicles turning into Anderson County High School and making their way back to the greenhouse. That’s because Katelyn Pinkston’s Greenhouse Technology students were finally ready to open their greenhouse up for the public to buy the plants they had been raising for months.


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Posted Wednesday, May 11, 2022
In the United States, there are more than 1.2 million students, 80% of which attend public schools, who are facing unique stressors and challenges from their peers and yet who are often not targeted for additional support: the children who have at least one parent or caretaker active in the military. Yet the studies that show the effects of an active duty/deployed caretaker on student achievement have been around for decades.


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Posted Wednesday, May 4, 2022
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