By Susan Riddell
Two Kentucky schools that have drastically improved their college- and career-readiness rates will now share their strategies and insights with other struggling schools to help them boost achievement and graduation rates.
These two high schools – Pulaski County and Franklin-Simpson – were recently designed by Education Commissioner Terry Holliday as Hub schools. The schools were at one time among the lowest performing in the commonwealth. “We want to share our journey and the steps taken to meet the vision of Pulaski County school district and KDE to graduate all students college- and career-ready,” said Pulaski County High Principal Mike Murphy.
Franklin-Simpson Principal Tim Schlosser agreed.
“The biggest help we can provide other schools would be in helping develop a system of monitoring its students for CCR, and making sure that their students understand their pathways and the academic part of CCR,” Schlosser said Continue Reading