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Report: KY students are still behind in reading, math skills

By Aaron Mudd, Bowling Green Daily News

Kentucky has one of the top high school graduation rates in the country, but more than two-thirds of its eighth grade students are not proficient in math and more than half of Kentucky's fourth graders are not on grade level in reading.

Those findings and others were highlighted Monday with the release of the 2019 Kids Count Data Book by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The annual report uses 16 indicators to rank each state across the four areas of health, education, economic well-being and family and community. Kentucky ranked 34th in the nation in overall child well-being, the report said.


This story was posted on 2019-06-17 12:18:35
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