Career and Technical Education http://wfpl.org en What 'Career Ready' Means for Students and the Role of Private Business http://wfpl.org/post/what-career-ready-means-students-and-role-private-business <p>Kentucky leads the nation in implementing college and career ready standards.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p>This has been touted by state educators for the past few years since Senate Bill 1 in 2009 forced the education system to adapt and meet the demand of Kentucky's changing economic realities.</p><p>The shift has also meant a change in programs and partnerships between the public education system and the private sector.</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 04:45:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 7436 at http://wfpl.org What 'Career Ready' Means for Students and the Role of Private Business Lawmakers Support Career and Technical Education, Minus Funding http://wfpl.org/post/lawmakers-support-career-and-technical-education-minus-funding <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; ">A new law supporting Kentucky&rsquo;s career and technical education programs lacks the proper funding to take effect, but education officials say the legislation shows the state&rsquo;s support for making students college and career ready.</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 17:57:25 +0000 Devin Katayama 33 at http://wfpl.org Lawmakers Support Career and Technical Education, Minus Funding