Sunday, December 15, 2019
Tags College and career readiness

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In education, preparing students for the current and future workforce is...

In the nearly two years that I have had the honor of serving as Kentucky’s commissioner of education, I have made students’ preparation for success in the workforce a top priority.

GEAR UP Kentucky putting low-income students on path to success

Students in 12 school districts will be the latest to participate in a program designed to help prepare students in low-income communities for success in postsecondary education.

Handing students the keys

A teacher at a Jefferson County alternative school has turned to an online gaming approach to help his students develop employability skills.

KDE Commissioner Lewis visits Four Rivers school districts

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Interim Commissioner Wayne Lewis visited the Four Rivers Foundation school districts and area technical centers to talk to students about the dual credit, technical programs and partnerships in the Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton and Hickman county school districts and the Fulton Independent school district.

The skills to succeed

Districts across the state are teaching their students what they need to be successful in the workplace.

Murray State hosting College and Career Readiness Summit

The Murray State University College of Education and Human Services will host the College and Career Readiness Summit, a professional learning opportunity for regional educators, June 12-13 in Murray.

Board moves accountability, charter regulations forward

At a special meeting in Frankfort Dec. 5, the Kentucky Board of Education approved statements of consideration for regulations that would govern Kentucky’s accountability system and several aspects of charter schools.

Counselors become too valuable to lose

Most of the college and career readiness counselors hired in 22 districts through a federal grant are still in place, even though the grant has ended.

Kid-FRIENDLy shifts districts, teachers to personalized learning for all

Kentucky is now one of the national leaders in student empowerment due to a $41 million Race-to-the Top-District grant the U.S. Department of Education awarded in 2013 for a project between the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative and the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative.

A team approach to helping students succeed

Harrison County’s multi-layered approach to getting students to graduation has helped students stay in school and stay on track.