From Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis and Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden were in Kentucky today as part of a three-day tour of community colleges. They toured Bluegrass Community & Technical College in Lexington and advocated a new Obama administration initiative aimed at training more people for the workforce. The… Continue reading Solis, Biden Community College Tour Stops in Lexington
Tuition rates for the 2011-12 academic year for students not under the plan have not been set. They’ll likely be decided at the regents meeting on June 17.
The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education has set tuition limits for the state’s public universities and colleges for the 2010-2011 school year.
Kentucky’s community colleges are receiving renewed attention, as laid-off workers sign up to re-train for another career and others seek to make themselves more competitive in a tight job market. KCTCS Chancellor Keith Bird says they’ll be offering a new program to help students make career changes.