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The percentage of Kentucky public school students graduating from high school continued to increase; more students took rigorous Advanced Placement tests and earned a qualifying score of 3 or higher; and students scored higher with a greater percentage of them meeting readiness benchmarks on the ACT, according to 2016-17 assessment data released today by the Kentucky Department of Education.
A new report by Civic Enterprises and the Everyone Graduates Center at the School of Education at Johns Hopkins University says Kentucky is a national leader in closing the graduation rate gap for low-income students.
The state of K-12 public education in Kentucky is strong according to Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt, though he did say there is room for improvement.
A recent report on graduation rates calls Kentucky “a beacon to all other states” and lauds the state’s ability to all but eliminate the opportunity gap between low-income students and all other students to graduate on time.
When looking at the most recent college/career readiness (CCR) rates and graduation rates, it is clear that some districts are making significant strides toward...