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Education

  • ACE, Apple Corps honor volunteers at appreciation lunch

    Anderson Community Education and the Apple Corps Volunteer Program hosted a volunteer appreciation luncheon April 23 for volunteers in the community and Anderson County Schools, according to a news release.
    Amanda Maude, volunteer coordinator for ACE, welcomed the volunteers and special guests to a great day of celebration, event organizers said.
    “The lunch was held at the Anderson County Senior Citizen Center and the center was decorated beautifully in a colorful, spring theme,” according to the news release.

  • Education briefs: 4-24-13

    Lawrenceburg student receives $1,000 scholarship
    from Kentucky law enforcement memorial foundation
    Harrison Mark-Shane Evans of Lawrenceburg was recently awarded the Gerald F. Healy Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation Scholarship, according to a press release.
    Evans, a student at the University of Kentucky, was one of 25 recipients of the $1,000 scholarship. Evans is the son of Lexington Division of Police Detective Lora Harrison.

  • Raman freed after 30 years of paying his family debt

    Although many people consider slavery to be an event of the past, slavery still exist in many countries, as well as the United States. Modern day slavery can effect by debt bondage and forced labor. Many researchers told and showed that 27 million people work as slaves in the world. This number is higher than the number of slaves that were in slavery in the past. There are several examples from text and videos that show the world this horrible problem.

  • More people enslaved today than ever before

    Most people think that slavery only happened long ago, but actually there are more people enslaved today then there ever have been. Even though it’s illegal everywhere, there is an estimate of 27,000,000 slaves worldwide. Slavery types are debt bondage and forced labor. Even when slavery was legal in the U.S., there weren’t as many slaves as there are today. An example from a text shows that slavery is still around.

  • Learn about Rajesh, help stop slavery

    Although most people consider slavery non-existent, slavery does exist in many different countries, including the U.S. Research on slavery shows that an estimate of 27 million people are enslaved. That number is more than the number of slaves that were enslaved when slavery was legal back in the 1800s.  Several examples from videos, texts, and even a survey shows the world what slavery is like.

  • Even America has modern-day slavery

    Although many people think that slavery is a thing of the past, slavery is still with us today in many countries. Even the USA has things going on. Slavery is happening by debt bondage and forced labor. Research shows that an estimate of 27 million people are still enslaved workers in the world. The number of slaves today are higher than any other part of our history.

  • You can help stand against slavery

    Although many people consider slavery to be an event of the past, slavery still does exist in many countries as well as the United States. Research shows that an estimated 27 million people are enslaved workers in the world today. Several examples from texts, videos and a survey show the world a picture of modern slavery.

  • Forced labor affects millions worldwide

    Although many people believe slavery is an event of the past, it still exists in many places, including the United States. There are two types of modern day slavery, debt bondage and forced labor. Though it is illegal it still goes on! Twenty-seven million people are enslaved, that is more than ever in recorded history, even more than when it was legal in some states.

  • Fourth graders discuss modern slavery in essays

    Students in Mrs. Heil’s fourth grade reading class at Emma B. Ward Elementary showed an interest in learning about modern-slavery during a class discussion in which they learned that 27 million people in the world today are enslaved, according to a news release from Mrs. Heil. The decision to study the topic was student-initiated.

  • Anderson County high school hosts foreign language invitational

    About 100 Spanish and French students from Anderson County High School, Madison Central, and Jessamine, Estill, and Lincoln Counties competed March 23 for medals in the First Annual ACHS Foreign Language Invitational.
    According to a press release, students showed their skills in regional cooking and dance, recitation of poetry, extemporaneous prose reading, art, realia, construction models, Spanish and French solos and choruses, and original skits.
    Medal winners from Anderson County were:

    First Place
    Mary Osborne: Spanish Realia