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The REAL Cost of Going to College

    Private loans bridge gap between college costs, other student aid

    July 15, 2014

    Private Loans

    College-bound students may be able to tap into many sources of financial aid to help pay for their education, including federal and state grants, scholarships and Federal Stafford and PLUS Loans. In addition, local scholarships are often available, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

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    Students should check KEES accounts for accuracy

    July 11, 2014

    Check KEES

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 11, 2014) Kentucky high school students and 2014 graduates should check their Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) accounts for accuracy. KEES allows students to earn money for college by getting good grades in high school and for qualifying scores on the ACT or SAT. Students eligible for free or reduced lunches may also earn awards for good scores on Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exams. KEES is administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

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    Kentucky joins multi-state collaborative to assess college student learning

    June 26, 2014

    Multi-State Collaborative

    Kentucky is one of nine states participating in a new collaborative to better assess what students are learning in their college studies. The University of Kentucky, Northern Kentucky University and Hazard Community and Technical College are among the 68 two-year and four-year institutions participating in the Multi-State Collaborative to Advance Learning Outcomes Assessment.

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    Board sets course for students' global competency

    June 04, 2014

    Global Competency

    (FRANKFORT, Ky.) At its meeting today, the Kentucky Board of Education voted to move ahead with implementation of the World Language Program Review at the high school level in the 2014-15, with accountability in the 2015-16 school year. Elementary and middle schools would start the planning needed to implement a world language and global competency program. Those schools would be held accountable for the World Language Program Review in 2016-17.

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    Taking extra classes will help you finish college more quickly

    June 03, 2014

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    Taking more classes each semester you’re in college will help you finish your degree earlier, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

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