Career and Technical Education

11:45 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

What 'Career Ready' Means for Students and the Role of Private Business

Credit Courtesy of JCPS' 5 Star School book.

Kentucky leads the nation in implementing college and career ready standards.


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.

The shift has also meant a change in programs and partnerships between the public education system and the private sector.

Louisville Public Media 89.3 WFPL News hosted a public forum to discuss, "The Shift to Career Ready: What this Means for Students and the Role of Private Business." 

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1:57 pm
Mon April 23, 2012

Lawmakers Support Career and Technical Education, Minus Funding


A new law supporting Kentucky’s career and technical education programs lacks the proper funding to take effect, but education officials say the legislation shows the state’s support for making students college and career ready.

The "career pathways" bill, Senate Bill 38, is supposed to set new rigorous parameters for the state’s career and technical education (CTE) programs.

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