K-64 a reality after Chamber’s Future of Catawba County Summit

By John Bailey, Hickory Daily Record

K64 Reality | Robert Reed Photo

The connection between local education, local government and local industry got stronger Wednesday when the primary partners in the K-64 initiative signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce hosted the historic moment during its Future of Catawba County Summit at Moretz Mills.

The K-64 (kindergarten to age 64) plan is to create a partnership between all three local public school systems in the county along with CVCC, other higher education institutions, area industry and business leadership, county government, and economic development organizations.

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