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KCTCS

Acronym for the “Kentucky Community and Technical College System.” Always use the official name on first reference. On second reference in informal usage, KCTCS is acceptable if the meaning will be clear to readers. If you intend to use the acronym on second reference, let readers know this by setting it off in parentheses directly after the first official reference.

KEA

Acronym for the “Kentucky Education Assocation.” Always use the official name on first reference. On second reference in informal usage, KEA is acceptable if the meaning will be clear to readers. “The association” is also acceptable as a second reference. If you intend to use the acronym on second reference, let readers know this by setting it off in parentheses directly after the first official reference.

KEES

Acronym for "Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarships." Always use the official name on first reference. On second reference in informal usage, KEES is acceptable (refer to it as "KEES money") if the meaning will be clear to readers. If you intend to use the acronym on second reference, let readers know this by setting it off in parentheses directly after the first official reference.

KERA

Acronym for the “Kentucky Education Reform Act Initiatives.” Always use the official name on first reference. On second reference in informal usage, KERA is acceptable if the meaning will be clear to readers. If you intend to use the acronym on second reference, let readers know this by setting it off in parentheses directly after the first official reference.

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