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Kentucky public high school graduates held steady in meeting the state’s college-readiness benchmarks on the ACT college-entrance exam in reading and English, but lost ground in meeting the state mathematics benchmark, according to data released by ACT.
High school’s agriculture program brings academic, career and technical education and leadership skills together for success.
The Kentucky Department of Education, in partnership with the Strategic Data Project (an initiative of the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University), 55,000 Degrees, the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence and Jefferson County Public Schools, has unveiled a new, interactive online tool aimed at improving college-going and persistence in Kentucky.
A recent report on graduation rates calls Kentucky “a beacon to all other states” and lauds the state’s ability to all but eliminate the opportunity gap between low-income students and all other students to graduate on time.
Sixteen schools will participate in a program designed to help career and technical education teachers and academic teachers begin to speak the same educational language.
The Franklin County school district has the goal to be “the preferred school district in Kentucky” and is committed to putting kids first. The...