Kentucky graduation rate

5:15 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Kentucky's Grad Rates Improve

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Gov. Steve Beshear and Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday are celebrating early results of the state’s education assessments.  The pair joined in Frankfort Tuesday to announce the highest high school graduation rate in recent state history.

That rate is 86 percent, up from 78 percent last year. The state is also using a more accurate graduation rate formula. 

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