STEAM Academy

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Plans to move the Fayette County Public Schools’ new STEAM Academy into its new permanent home may be put on hold.

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LEXINGTON, Ky.-- It’s time to hit the books once again in Fayette County.  As Karyn Czar reports the second largest school district in the state is looking to the state's flagship university  to help them develop a new way of learning.

Many of us may remember straight even rows of desks and chairs when we went to school but the settings and structures for learning is changing.  Take the new STEAM Academy on sixth street.  Following the pledge of allegiance were greeted with a rendering of My Old Kentucky Home by the UK opera singers.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Lexington’s STEAM Academy, slated to open in August 2013, is now accepting applications. The collaboration between Fayette County Public Schools and UK will provide personalized instruction, internships, and college credit opportunities for students.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Fayette County’s STEAM Academy, which will focus on science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math, has received recognition as an innovative school model by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.