By 2020, the United States is projected to have a shortage of 5 million workers who have the necessary education or training to fill available job openings. Many talented students' career prospects are not well served by the traditional college experience. Lake Area Technical Institute offers training in a broad variety of fields, focused on educating students so they can get a job upon graduation.
Bill Goodman has a few words of appreciation for outgoing Kentucky Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday who is retiring today. In his six years on the job, Holliday oversaw implementation of education reforms passed by the legislature in 2009, and worked to improve graduation rates and college- and career-readiness scores among the state's high school students.
Opening Night: episode 2 of "Music Makes a City Now" Conductor/composer Teddy Abrams and the Louisville Orchestra rehearse and perform the opening night concert. New series from the makers of "Music Makes a City" film that chronicled the beginnings of the Louisville Orchestra,
Take a cooking class at Cooking at the Cottage in St. Matthews with "Louisville Life." Also, visit Sunergos Coffee, the winner of "America's Best Espresso" competition at CoffeeFest and sample Kentucky's signature dish, the Hot Brown, at the place where it originated 80 years ago - Louisville's Brown Hotel.
Kentucky has one of the highest rates in the nation of children being raised by grandparents and other relatives, also known as kinship care. Renee and her guests discuss what research tells us about the financial, emotional, and legal challenges that kinship care poses.
Chef Vivian spends the morning with her neighbors, the Mills brothers, participating in their 100-year-old all-male family tradition of making collard kraut.
In the first episode of the Web-only series, "Music Makes a City Now", 27-year-old conductor/composer Teddy Abrams moves to Louisville, Ky., to become the youngest Music Director of a major American orchestra. New series from the makers of "Music Makes a City" film that chronicled the beginnings of the Louisville Orchestra,