college and/or career readiness

New policy seeks to boost dual credit program

The proposal would allow all students access to at least three dual credit classes, promote quality and rigor in the classes, make sure they remain affordable and guarantee transferability.

By |2019-12-30T13:54:49-05:00January 27, 2015|

The nature of education

Education Commissioner Terry Holliday Kentucky has been featured in numerous state and national media sources recently for the improved performance in college- and career-readiness rates and graduation rates. As commissioner, I have been very proud of the efforts of teachers, administrators, students and education partners in implementing Senate Bill 1 (2009) which required more rigorous standards, assessments, accountability [...]

By |2020-09-22T09:24:29-04:00November 4, 2014|

Kentucky lauded for college readiness policies

Kentucky is among the top states in the country when it comes to policies that promote college readiness and success among its students, according to a report released Wednesday by the Education Commission of the States.

By |2018-12-05T15:26:25-05:00October 30, 2014|

East Carter High named third Hub School

Today, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) named East Carter High School as its third Hub School, joining Franklin-Simpson High School and Pulaski County High School, which were named Hub Schools last year. These schools have shown results of exponentially more college- or career-ready students than other schools and are selected based on data, monitoring visits and monitoring tools. Commissioner [...]

By |2014-10-28T08:44:18-04:00October 9, 2014|

Moving in the right direction

Education Commissioner Terry Holliday The Kentucky Department of Education just released the third year of results under the Unbridled Learning College/Career-Readiness for All accountability model, and while we still have much work to do, the data show we are moving in the right direction and there is much reason to celebrate. The eyes of the nation have been [...]

By |2020-01-28T10:30:16-05:00October 7, 2014|
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