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Encouraging numbers from the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics show nearly three out of five high school graduates in 2011 enrolled in college. Education Secretary Thomas Zawacki released the numbers yesterday.

More than 27,000 of the state's public high school grads in 2011 continued their educations.

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has tapped longtime auto executive Thomas Zawacki to serve as the new secretary of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.  He will succeed the retiring Joseph Meyer July 1st.