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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.
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.
Every February, we celebrate Black History Month because of the efforts of a Berea College graduate, Carter G. Woodson. Woodson was a prominent African American scholar and historian who started his higher education career as a part-time student at Berea.
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.
Thousands of teaching positions in Kentucky schools remain unfilled as the start of a new school year approaches, and the Kentucky Department of Education is working to address the shortage through high school career pathways, college recruitment and alternative certifications
You may have noticed that people are more skeptical about the value of college than they used to be. As president of Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education, I challenge this notion and assure you that your college education was worth it.
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.
The Council on Postsecondary Education voted to amend an administrative regulation that would require traditional high school students to earn a high school GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale to meet minimum admission requirements to enter a public four-year university.