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.
Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman, secretary of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet issued a waiver April 3 in response to the COVID-19 emergency that suspends the requirement that students who plan to graduate from high school in 2020 pass a civics test, as well as certain requirements for completing an early high school graduation program.
In the nearly two years that I have had the honor of serving as Kentucky’s commissioner of education, I have made students’ preparation for success in the workforce a top priority.
The Kentucky Department of Education hopes to attract employers to the Tech Ready Apprentices for Careers in Kentucky youth apprenticeship program.
Gov. Matt Bevin appointed Derrick Ramsey as secretary of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, responsible for educating, preparing and training Kentucky's current and future workforce.
Students showed off their projects to improve the environment and conserve energy at the Youth Summit and Awards Luncheon in Frankfort.
More than 63 percent of Kentucky’s public high school 2010 graduates have enrolled in college – the highest percentage on record, the Kentucky P-20 Data Collaborative announced recently. The P-20 Data Collaborative used a comprehensive set of data to calculate the rates, which revealed that of the more than 43,000 public high school graduates in 2010, 63.1 percent enrolled in [...]