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6:00 pm Resilience Screening and Community Conversation
FREE EVENT
A screening and panel discussion for people involved in social services, law enforcement, and justice arenas.
Event and registration information here:

Location
Central High School, 1130 W. Chestnut Street

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5:00 pm Resilience Screening and Community Conversation
FREE EVENT
A screening and panel discussion for people involved in non-profit and philanthropic organizations.
Event and registration information here:

Location
Clifton Center (Eifler Theater), 2117 Payne Street

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9:00 am ACT Practice Test

Take a FREE full-length ACT practice test provided by Princeton Review for students who wish to gain experience taking the ACT. Please bring two #2 pencils and a calculator. Call 574-1724 to register. Grades 7 – 12

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=77662&year=2017&month=02

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Highlands Branch, 1250 Bardstown Road

9:00 am Cardinal OUTlook Day

This event is geared towards all high school age students and transfer students  who either identify as LGBTQ or are allies of the LBGTQ community. Join us to become more acquainted with UofL’s campus, and learn more about UofL’s LGBTQ services on campus.

For more information, go here.

Location
UofL Student Activities Center, 2100 S. Floyd Street

2:00 pm ACT Basics

An introduction to the ACT including what will be covered on the test, strategies for studying, and how to approach test day. Please call 502-267-5713 to register. Grades 7-12.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=78116&year=2017&month=02

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Jeffersontown Branch, 10635 Waterson Trail

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9:00 am Family Learning Program: GED Class

The new family learning program serves parents who want to improve their reading and math skills to earn a GED credential. Classes follow the JCPS school calendar. Call 502-574-1719 for more information or to register. No form of ID is necessary to enroll in the program. Registration is ongoing.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=79834

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Southwest Branch, 9725 Dixie Highway

12:30 pm GED Class

A free class to help adults study for the GED test.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=78928

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Main Branch, 301 York St

9:00 am Family Learning Program: GED Class

The new family learning program serves parents who want to improve their reading and math skills to earn a GED credential. Classes follow the JCPS school calendar. Call 502-574-1719 for more information or to register. No form of ID is necessary to enroll in the program. Registration is ongoing.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=79835

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Southwest Branch, 9725 Dixie Highway

9:00 am Family Learning Program: GED Class

This new family learning program serves parents who want to improve their reading and math skills to earn a GED credential. Classes follow the JCPS school calendar. Call 485-3400 for more information or to register. No form of ID is necessary to enroll in the program. Registration is ongoing.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=77211

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Bon Air Branch, 2816 Del Rio Place

12:30 pm GED Class

A free class to help adults study for the GED test.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=78929

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Main Branch, 301 York St

5:00 pm College Scholarship Workshop

Do you need help finding scholarships?Need scholarship application tips? Seniors, have you written an scholarship essay and need someone to review it?

Join the Louisville Urban League for a scholarship workshop to answer your questions! All high school juniors and seniors are invited. Seniors must bring a copy of their essay with them for review.

Dinner is provided. Space is limited. RSVP to Nick at nwesman@lul.org

Event listing here.

Location
Louisville Urban League, 1535 W Broadway

9:00 am Family Learning Program: GED Class

This new family learning program serves parents who want to improve their reading and math skills to earn a GED credential. Classes follow the JCPS school calendar. Call 485-3400 for more information or to register. No form of ID is necessary to enroll in the program. Registration is ongoing.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=77212

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Bon Air Branch, 2816 Del Rio Place

12:30 pm GED Class

A free class to help adults study for the GED test.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=78930

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Main Branch, 301 York St

9:00 am Family Learning Program: GED Class

This new family learning program serves parents who want to improve their reading and math skills to earn a GED credential. Classes follow the JCPS school calendar. Call 485-3400 for more information or to register. No form of ID is necessary to enroll in the program. Registration is ongoing.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=77213

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Bon Air Branch, 2816 Del Rio Place

9:00 am Family Learning Program: GED Class

The new family learning program serves parents who want to improve their reading and math skills to earn a GED credential. Classes follow the JCPS school calendar. Call 502-574-1719 for more information or to register. No form of ID is necessary to enroll in the program. Registration is ongoing.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=79836

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Southwest Branch, 9725 Dixie Highway

12:30 pm GED Class

A free class to help adults study for the GED test.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=78931

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Main Branch, 301 York St

5:30 pm Community Meeting - Redlining

Join the first of a series of community discussions about the effects of redlining in Louisville. You can read more about redlining in Louisville here.

Location
Louisville Urban League, 1535 W Broadway

6:00 pm Resilience Screening and Community Conversation
FREE EVENT
A screening and panel discussion for people involved in education and out-of-school time.
Event and registration information here:

Location
Durrett Auditorium, 4409 Preston Highway

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10:30 am SAT Practice Test

Take a FREE full-length SAT practice test and find out how YOU would score on TEST day. Get realistic practice and try your hand at the types of questions you’ll face on the actual exam. You’ll receive a personalized score report pinpointing your strengths and weaknesses as a follow up to your practice test. Don’t forget your calculator and a pencil. Limited space; please call 574-1793 to register.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=79861

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Crescent Hill Branch, 2762 Frankfort Avenue

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9:00 am Family Learning Program: GED Class

The new family learning program serves parents who want to improve their reading and math skills to earn a GED credential. Classes follow the JCPS school calendar. Call 502-574-1719 for more information or to register. No form of ID is necessary to enroll in the program. Registration is ongoing.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=79837

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Southwest Branch, 9725 Dixie Highway

12:30 pm GED Class

A free class to help adults study for the GED test.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=78932

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Main Branch, 301 York St

6:00 pm The ACT & You! Test Taking Tips Workshop

Are you taking the ACT this spring? Do you want to improve your scores?

High school sophomores & juniors are encouraged to participate in this test prep workshop! Join us Monday, February 27th at the Louisville Urban League, Inc.! Refreshments served at 6:00pm, workshop begins promptly at 6:30pm

Next National ACT Test date is Saturday, April 8. JCPS 11th grade students take exam for FREE at their school March/April 2017. For more information about the ACT go to http://www.act.org

RSVP to Brina at bjoiner@lul.org

See original event listing here:

https://lul.org/event/the-act-you-test-taking-tips-workshop-2/

Location
Louisville Urban League, 1535 W Broadway

9:00 am Family Learning Program: GED Class

This new family learning program serves parents who want to improve their reading and math skills to earn a GED credential. Classes follow the JCPS school calendar. Call 485-3400 for more information or to register. No form of ID is necessary to enroll in the program. Registration is ongoing.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=77214

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Bon Air Branch, 2816 Del Rio Place

9:00 am Family Learning Program: GED Class

The new family learning program serves parents who want to improve their reading and math skills to earn a GED credential. Classes follow the JCPS school calendar. Call 502-574-1719 for more information or to register. No form of ID is necessary to enroll in the program. Registration is ongoing.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=79838

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Southwest Branch, 9725 Dixie Highway

12:00 pm Transfer Online Information Session

This information session is for students who want to learn more about transferring to Simmons. For registration information, go here.

Location
Online

12:30 pm GED Class

A free class to help adults study for the GED test.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=78933

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Main Branch, 301 York St

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To view the latest news items, click here.

Below is a list of resources to find education news in Louisville.

News and Trends in Education

Local

Jefferson County Public Schools News

The Courier Journal Education News.  http://www.courier-journal.com/section/NEWS0105/Education

Bellarmine University News.  http://www.bellarmine.edu/news/portal/

Jefferson Community and Technical College News.  http://www.jefferson.kctcs.edu/en/News_and_Events.aspx

Simmons College of Kentucky. No news outlet.  Check with Simmons.

Spalding University News.  http://spalding.edu/

Sullivan University.  No news outlet.  Check with Sullivan, Spencerian, etc.

The University of Louisville.  U of L Today.  http://louisville.edu/uofltoday/

 

State

Kentucky Department of Education Current Press Releases and Advisories.  http://www.kde.state.ky.us/KDE/HomePageRepository/News+Room/Current+Press+Releases+and+Advisories/

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education news and Current Press Releases.  http://cpe.ky.gov/news/mediaroom/releases/

 

National

The Chronicle of Higher Education News. http://chronicle.com/section/News/6/

The Chronicle of Higher Education. Almanac of Higher Education. The Chronicle‘s Almanac issue, our annual compendium of college and university data, offers an in-depth look at the state of higher education. http://chronicle.com/section/Almanac-of-Higher-Education/536/

The New York Times Education Page. http://www.nytimes.com/pages/education/index.html

Inside Higher Ed.  News and Quick Takes.  http://www.insidehighered.com/news

U.S. Department of Education News. http://www.ed.gov/news

 

Trends and Emerging Issues

Association of American Colleges and Universities.  News and trending topics. http://www.aacu.org/press_room/inthenews.cfm

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.  Postsecondary Education.  http://www.gatesfoundation.org/postsecondaryeducation/Pages/default.aspx

The Center for 21st Century Universities.  Emerging issues in higher education.  http://c21u.gatech.edu/trending-topics

The College Board Advocacy and Policy Board.  Trends in Higher Education. http://trends.collegeboard.org/

Education Insights.  Trends to Watch in 2012. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/microsoftuseducation/archive/2012/01/18/education-trends-to-watch-in-2012.aspx

Forbes.  5 Big Trends for Education 2012-13. http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesmarshallcrotty/2011/11/21/5-big-trends-for-education-in-2012-13/

The Lumina Foundation.  http://www.luminafoundation.org/

Open Education news.  Monitoring news related to open education around the globe.  http://openeducationnews.org/

 

Community Colleges

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Community Colleges News. http://chronicle.com/section/Community-Colleges/33/

American Association of Community Colleges News. http://www.aacc.nche.edu/newsevents/News/Pages/default.aspx

American Association of Community Colleges Hot Issues.  http://www.aacc.nche.edu/newsevents/HotIssues/Pages/default.aspx

 

Adult Education

Office of Vocational and Adult Education News. http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ovae/news/index.html

 

Interactive

Graphical Interaction with Trends in Higher Education. http://awesome.good.is/transparency/web/1109/trends-in-higher-education/flash.html

The Chronicle of Higher Education. Adults With College Degrees in the United States by County, Interactive graphics. http://chronicle.com/article/Adults-With-College-Degrees-in/125995/

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Education Technology News. http://chronicle.com/section/Technology/30/

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Global News. http://chronicle.com/section/Global/433/

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Facts and Figures. Interactive.  http://chronicle.com/section/Facts-Figures/58/