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Inaugural TRACK summit draws 200 employers to Louisville

The first Inside TRACK to Youth Apprenticeships summit brought in several speakers, including Scott Stump, an assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education, who gave high praise to Kentucky’s TRACK Youth Apprenticeship program.

Minimum high school graduation requirements proposal advances

 During the Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee meeting Feb. 11 at the Capitol Annex in Frankfort, Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis testified in support of amendments to 704 KAR 3:305, proposed minimum high school graduation requirements.

Teachers see information technology in action

Computer science teachers from across the state recently visited Humana to learn what one of Kentucky’s largest employers looks for when hiring information technology graduates.

Lewis applauds expansion of Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship

Gov. Matt Bevin issued an executive order expanding the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship to now include dual credit courses in Career and Technical Education pathways for high school students.

Campbell County does ‘whatever it takes’ to counsel students

A comprehensive school counseling program has increased student achievement and attendance and decreased behavioral referrals.

Teaching teamwork through TV

Boyle County's Kate Fryar helped her 9th-grade students learn how to communicate and work together by getting them to create and film a TV pilot.

Making room for drama

Boyle County’s drama program makes do with no performing space, but will soon have a new home.

Teachers of the Year find power in music

NyRee Clayton-Taylor was named the 2018 the Elementary School Teacher of the Year and Tiffany Marsh was named the High School Teacher of the Year.

Spreading computer science across Kentucky

KDE’s three-year initiative is designed to expand access to and participation in computer science courses and bring advanced coursework to underserved students.

The skills to succeed

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