The Commonwealth Education Continuum (CEC), Kentucky’s new effort to guide people through educational transition points from early childhood into a career, met for the first time on Jan. 27.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]