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Now is the time for innovation in higher education

In his famous 1961 “moon shot” speech, President John F. Kennedy told Congress, “Now it is time to take longer strides, time for a great new American enterprise, time for this nation to take a clearly leading role in space achievement, which in many ways may hold the key to our future on earth.”

By |2022-06-28T16:35:25-04:00June 28, 2022|

Increasing opportunities for student success in college, career and life

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.

By |2018-12-03T15:07:31-05:00December 4, 2018|

Make It Real

Education Commissioner Terry Holliday While most of the country seems embroiled in a political fight around Common Core State Standards and their implementation, too many of our students are graduating from high school unprepared for the current workforce. An upcoming special report, No College = Low Wages, from the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) brings [...]

By |2020-01-28T10:42:09-05:00July 22, 2014|

Kentucky eTranscript Initiative streamlines the college admissions process

Beginning this summer, Kentucky high school students can send their transcripts and other documents to participating postsecondary members of the Parchment Exchange electronically at no cost to themselves, their high school or the recipient. The statewide adoption of electronic transcripts will complete the online and paperless delivery of all materials necessary for college admissions. All Kentucky public high schools will [...]

By |2019-03-12T16:19:28-04:00June 20, 2013|
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