Global Kentucky

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Kentucky
Kentucky
Gl
bal
$8 bn
$2 bn
$2 bn
How are we preparing students?
How global is Kentucky?
Sources: American Community Survey 2007 - 2011; The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages; Business Round Table / Trade Partnership; Committee on Economic Development; Datamyne; Modern Language Association; NAFSA: Association of International Educators; U.S. Bureau of
Economic Analysis.
< 1% High School
1% Post-Secondary
13% 21%
of jobs are tied to
international trade
jobs in the state.
Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom
are our top export markets.
69%
increase in the foreign-
born population
Nationally, the majority of those born
after 2008 are minorities.
17% of
Kentucky’s
K – 12 students
study a foreign
language.
How do we plan for the future?
Visit our website
• Access one million data points
• Map it by county or state
• MappingtheNation.net
Make your case
• Use the toolkit
• Share your ideas
Connect locally
• Find partners
• Access resources
. . .Knowledge of other
cultures, economies, and
systems of government
ment is becoming an
increasingly necessary
skill for future leaders
and workers.

- International Education Policy
Resolution SCR 142, April 11, 2002
Twenty-one of the top 25 industrialized countries
begin language instruction in elementary school.
2000 2010
And higher ed
foreign language
enrollment increased
73% between 2002
and 2009.
Vast majority of Kentucky students do
not take part in study abroad programs.


Changing demographics and economic opportunities
show we’re more global than ever.
Schools can not yet meet community
needs and workforce demands.
of state GDP tied to
exports of goods
MAPPING THE NATION:
LINKING LOCAL TO GLOBAL
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