Helpful Links

ACT-SAT Concordance Table (to get a feel for the equivalencies)--See the attachment at the bottom of this page. 
                  at Degree-Granting Postsecondary Institutions in Fall 2000

Kentucky Council on Post-Secondary Education (CPE)

CPE Student Placement Guidelines -- as of 16 June 2009  This is the link to  Kentucky Senate Bill 1 concerning the K-12 plan for college and career readiness.
See the attachment below for a 26 September 2009 letter from CPE President Robert L. King in regard to Senate Bill 1 mentioned above.

Faculty Learning Centers

     Best practices for teaching apply to classrooms regardless of the designation of developmental or college-level.   The websites listed on the Kentucky CPE Faculty Development link offer comprehensive suggestions for improving teaching skills. 

National Council for Teachers of English--Developmental Writing

KCTCS February 2009 Draft of Assessment and Placement Guidelines
            See document attached below.

KADE 2009 Conference--Keynote Address PowerPoint by Dr. Gail Wells, Provost and Dean of Students for Northern Kentucky University--addresses pilot programs aimed at Senate Bill 1 which calls on the CPE, KDE and universities to

1) Increase college completion rates of students enrolled in one or more remedial classes by 3% annually from 2009 to 2014, and
2) Develop a unified strategy to reduce college remediation rates by at least 50% by 2014.


           See PowerPoint document attached below.

Middle and High School Students
       This youth-oriented web site is designed to help middle school and high school students understand the importance of planning for college as early as possible. 
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