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New website helps students research college majors and salaries

Students have a new interactive tool to research degree programs at Kentucky’s public colleges and universities, allowing them to compare tuition, student debt and salaries for hundreds of occupations before choosing a major.

Kentucky Department of Education equity work discussed by Teachers Advisory Council

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is “unashamed” and moving forward with its equity work, Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass told the department’s Teachers Advisory Council (TAC) during its June 17 virtual meeting.

Gov. Beshear, Kentucky education leaders announce state initiative to improve equity...

On March 4, Gov. Andy Beshear, Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman, Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass and other state education leaders announced the relaunch of the Kentucky Academy for Equity in Teaching (KAET), a statewide initiative to recruit and retain a more diverse workforce of teachers.

New TikTok challenge to raise awareness of FAFSA opportunities

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) and GEAR UP Kentucky, a unit of the council, are throwing down the gauntlet on TikTok this month to help raise awareness about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as the FAFSA form.

Seniors: What’s your next step?

It soon will be a time of new beginnings for this year’s high school seniors. Even though their senior year hasn’t been what they anticipated, now is the time to be following through with plans for what comes next in their lives.

Kentucky announces Commonwealth Education Continuum to ease transitions in education

Gov. Andy Beshear and state education officials on Dec. 3 announced the creation of an initiative to help Kentucky students through transition points in education, from early childhood to adult learning.

Kentucky Board of Education reviews recommended changes to state’s accountability system

During the Kentucky Board of Education’s Dec. 2 regular meeting, the board reviewed recommended changes to the state’s accountability system to align it with Senate Bill 158 (2020).

CPE study shows dual credit jumps 75%, driving student success

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.

An Open Letter to the Class of 2020

As the head of public higher education in Kentucky, I’m usually asked to deliver at least one commencement address each May. If I were giving one this year, I’d probably start by offering both my congratulations and condolences.

KBE SPOTLIGHT: Aaron Thompson believes every child should have the chance...

Aaron Thompson knows the power of a good education. His life is a testament to education’s value and he’s lived in service of it most of his adult life.