CLOSE THE SOCIOECONOMIC ACHIEVEMENT GAP
Objective 1: Develop strong charter schools and
intra-district transfers to expand choices for parents to address the
specialized needs of their children.
Objective 2: Enhance educational opportunities
through expanded school day, exposure and content.
Objective 3: Ensure that all Kentucky children
can read on grade level by the end of the third grade.
STUDENTS SHOULD EARN COLLEGE\CAREER CREDIT PRIOR TO
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION
Objective 1: Facilitate innovative partnerships
with the Work Ready Skills Initiative, the Kentucky Community and Technical
College System (KCTCS), Area Technology Centers, and local schools to expand
Objective 2: Revise high school graduation requirements to include postsecondary
success either on an academic or technical path by 2022.
RAISE KENTUCKY’S WORKFORCE PARTICIPATION RATE TO THE
TOP HALF IN THE COUNTRY
Objective 1: Redesign Kentucky’s unemployment
insurance system to meet and exceed best national practices and to encourage
Objective 2: Refocus employment centers to also
provide Medicaid, TANF, and SNAP participants with re-employment and job skills
Objective 3: Develop statewide talent pipeline
strategies to coordinate career and technical education with employer needs.