The Commonwealth Education Continuum (CEC), Kentucky’s new effort to guide people through educational transition points from early childhood into a career, met for the first time on Jan. 27.
The number of Kentucky high school students enrolling in dual credit courses has soared more than 75% in recent years, helping to improve grades and shore up college persistence, particularly among low-income students.
Eastern Kentucky University's Department of Applied Engineering and Technology will offer three online dual credit courses this spring for high school juniors and seniors.
Statistics that look into postsecondary outcomes for Kentucky students indicate that the number of students who are achieving success in postsecondary education isn’t what it should be.
All 16 Kentucky Community and Technical College System colleges have adopted universal admission requirements for dual credit students seeking enrollment in college level courses.
A Hickman County High School graduate who once thought college might be out of her reach has used dual-credit courses to get a head start toward a degree.
Please be advised that a new SACS policy that was to go into effect starting in the 2019-2020 school year preventing dual credit and non-dual credit students from being in the same course has been reversed.
One of my top priorities here at the Kentucky Department of Education is to increase the number and percentage of high school students successfully completing early postsecondary opportunities, such as dual credit, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Cambridge Advanced International.
High school students taking dual credit courses and the number of credits they are earning is on a sharp rise in Kentucky, according to a report presented Sept. 21 at the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education meeting.
Gov. Matt Bevin announced an innovative new registered apprenticeship pilot program aimed at strengthening social services careers throughout the Commonwealth.