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Analysis: Investing in education for Kentucky’s single mother students will strengthen state’s economy

Kentucky’s economy is changing. This year, an estimated 60 percent of jobs will require post-secondary education. Accordingly, Kentucky has set an ambitious goal to graduate 60 percent of Kentuckians with a college credential by 2030. To meet this goal, Kentucky must recruit and graduate “non-traditional” students, who are often part-time students, working adults and/or parents and encompass...

Family Scholar House, Passport Health Plan to provide technology for 145 foster care alumni

Dozens of young people who were formerly in foster care will soon have additional tools at their disposal to ensure a successful transition into adulthood, thanks to a new program led by Family Scholar House, a Louisville nonprofit focused on ending the generational cycle of poverty through education. The program, “Passport to Connectivity,” is being launched in partnership with Passport Health...

Humana Foundation invests $560,000 in Louisville’s Family Scholar House for HEROES program

Louisville’s Family Scholar House has received a $560,000 grant from the Humana Foundation, to launch the HEROES program. HEROES is an acronym for Health-Education-Resilience-Opportunities-Economic Success. The investment will allow the Family Scholar House to expand existing programming and will provide the opportunity to reach more Individuals, families and senior citizens in our community...