Parenting Programs Archive

School Resource Centers: Partners in Student Success

a KET call-in program from August 2002; available on videotape
Panelists answer viewers’ questions about the services of Kentucky’s 766 school Family Resource and Youth Services centers, whose goal is to remove non-academic barriers to learning.

Understanding Your Child’s CATS Assessment

a KET call-in program from March 2002; available on videotape
Every April, most Kentucky schoolchildren spend a week or more taking statewide tests which are part of Kentucky’s CATS (Commonwealth Accountability Testing System) Assessments. In this program, a panel of educators and parents explain the reasons for the CATS tests, their effect on teaching and learning, and their impact on Kentucky children.

Help Wanted: Volunteers in Schools

a KET call-in program from August 2001; available on videotape
In this program for parents and grandparents of school-age children, four expert panelists answer questions from viewers about how adults can get more involved in their local schools. Segments taped around Kentucky show examples of volunteers in action.

Time Out for Parents: The Teenage Years

This six-part KET production focuses on the special challenges of parenting a teenager, from communication to time management. Links to online resources and videotape ordering information are included on the web pages.