Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

Letters to the Editor

October 17, 2012

Support KET

Oct. 17, 2012 —  

To the Editor:

As fall begins, with leaves turning vibrant colors of red, orange, and yellow, weekend football games, and longer, cooler evenings, I am reminded that we are entering a new season of enriching programming and robust educational services offered through Kentucky Educational Television (KET).

Committed to education, KET continues its rich tradition of bringing trusted, world-class digital learning to Kentucky classrooms. In addition, KET provides distance learning courses in Physics, Latin, German, and soon Chinese, early childhood education resources and training, GED preparation courses, and more serving all ages.

Accessible to public schools and classrooms across the state, KET works to support, innovation, student achievement and critical thinking skills necessary for Kentuckians to compete in a global economy.

With the election season underway, remember, KET provides the most comprehensive, independent coverage of the candidates and election results. In addition, KET brings into our homes the best arts and performance programs from around the world, for all of us to enjoy.

KET depends on a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to help bring excellent, high-quality programming to Kentucky. If you value KET, I encourage you to get involved. Join www.170millionAmericans to receive information about public broadcasting and its funding. Your voice does matter.

KET is a state treasure that must be protected and supported. I hope you will join with me in support of KET’s educational mission and public service to ALL Kentuckians.
 
Judy Cain 
Friends of KET board member 

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