November 17, 2015 — Calling Kentucky ‘a story of innovation and collaboration’ among the state’s postsecondary education institutions, Dr. Terry Holliday, retired commissioner of education, attests that “staying the course” reaps benefits for students. After higher ed reached consensus on measures and benchmark levels for student performance that would indicate college readiness, Kentucky went from 30% of students meeting college readiness benchmarks in 2009, to 67% in 2016. Read more here from ‘Core of the Matter’ blog series from the Alliance for Excellent Education.

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