Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Tags College- and career-readiness

Tag: college- and career-readiness

Kentucky graduates make incremental gains on ACT

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.

Franklin-Simpson in the sweet spot of agriculture education

High school’s agriculture program brings academic, career and technical education and leadership skills together for success.

Kentucky college-going tool unveiled; data released

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.

Graduation rate report ranks Kentucky among the top states

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.

Kentucky ESEA waiver extension approved

The United States Department of Education has approved Kentucky’s request for a four-year extension of its Elementary and Secondary Education Act flexibility waiver. The state’s current waiver expires at the end of the 2014-15 school year.

Districts of Distinction recognized

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) and Kentucky Department of Education recognized eight school districts as Districts of Distinction at the board’s meeting yesterday. The...

State becoming a leader in CTE academic integration

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.

Thinking of the future

Across the state 160 school districts as well as the Kentucky School for the Blind and Kentucky School for the Deaf are participating in Operation Preparation 2015. Four districts attended daylong events at Kentucky State University in Frankfort last week.

Superintendents’ spotlight: Chrissy Jones, Franklin County

The Franklin County school district has the goal to be “the preferred school district in Kentucky” and is committed to putting kids first. The...

Consortia assessments – yours, mine or ours?

As states moved to implement new, more rigorous college/career-readiness standards in English/language arts and mathematics, they faced a challenge: how would they assess student...