Thursday, July 19, 2018
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Tag: Senate Bill 97

Crafting a better tool for dropout prevention

An enhanced version of the Persistence to Graduation Tool is expected to more accurately predict when a student is likely to leave school early.

Governor, first lady honored for dropout prevention work

Gov. Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear this week received the National Dropout Prevention Network’s 2014 Crystal Star Award for Distinguished Leadership and...

120 School Districts Honored at “Graduate Kentucky” Celebration

Gov. Steve Beshear, First Lady Jane Beshear and Education Commissioner Terry Holliday honored school boards across Kentucky that raced to adopt the new “Graduate...

District pushes relevance, flexibility in ending dropouts

The Taylor County school district has raised the graduation age in the district and hasn’t had any dropouts in four years.

Fifty-four school districts adopt new attendance age

Within two days of the official implementation of the “Graduate Kentucky” bill to promote high school graduation, 54 Kentucky school districts have voted to...

Grant process reminder for SB 97, raising compulsary attendance age

The Kentucky Department of Education has set up a process for districts planning to raise the compulsory attendance age from 16 to 18, and apply for...

Gov. Beshear signs long-awaited graduation bill

Calling it “one of my most satisfying acts as Governor,” Gov. Steve Beshear this week signed into law the Graduation Bill (Senate Bill 97),...