Students from all over the state gathered at the Kentucky State Capitol on Sept. 19 for an opportunity to present their computer science projects to legislators.
KDE’s three-year initiative is designed to expand access to and participation in computer science courses and bring advanced coursework to underserved students.
AdvanceKentucky, a Code.org regional partner and part of the Kentucky Computer Science Initiative, will host a video conference for teachers interested in learning more about the Code.org Professional Learning Program in Kentucky from 10 a.m. to noon ET Nov. 15.
According to Kentucky Department of Education staff, additional money will be needed to implement Senate Bill 1 (2017).
More Kentucky students are taking Advanced Placement (AP) tests and scoring higher, according to data released Tuesday by the College Board. Since 2008, the number of Kentucky public high school students taking AP examinations has more than doubled and the number of tests with a qualifying score of 3, 4, or 5, has increased by 115 percent. Number of [...]
Kentucky students who enroll in Advanced Placement courses in high school are better prepared for college, need little or no remediation and perform better in their postsecondary studies than students who do not take AP classes, according to data released today.
The number of Kentucky public high school students taking Advanced Placement (AP) examinations and scoring at high levels continues to rise, according to data released this week by the College Board.
The Kentucky Board of Education discussed final results of the TELL Kentucky survey, AdvanceKentucky and a proposal to create an educational foundation.
At its meeting on Wednesday, the Kentucky Board of Education heard updates and made decisions on a variety of items. The board heard a report on expansion of the number of schools participating in the AdvanceKentucky Advanced Placement Teacher Training and Incentive Program (APTIP). Sixteen new high schools joined AdvanceKentucky, bringing the total number to 80. The board approved state regulation [...]
The U.S. Department of Education announced last week that Kentucky will receive a Race to the Top grant of $17 million to advance targeted K-12 reforms aimed at improving student achievement. Kentucky and six other states — Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Louisiana, New Jersey and Pennsylvania — will each receive a share of the $200 million in Race to the Top [...]