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The 2009 Nonacademic Data Report from the Kentucky Department of Education contains information on a new formula that will soon be used to officially report graduation rates in the state. As published in the Nonacademic Data Report, this formula, known as the Kentucky Transitional Averaged Freshman Graduation Rate (AFGR) formula, is defined in Appendix B of the report as follows...
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ough the [[Kentucky Education Reform Act]] of 1990 has now been in force for nearly two decades, the state still cannot provide high accuracy graduation rate data. The current graduation rate calculation officially in use by the [[Kentucky Department of Education]] was officially audited in late 2006 by the [[Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts]] and found to have significant errors. Dropouts were being under-reported and graduation rates were inflated. In addition, the audit disclosed that students who dropped out over the summer between school terms were not being captured in the student tracking software then in use.  
  
  
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Revision as of 13:14, 21 May 2009

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High School Graduation Rates in Kentucky

ough the Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990 has now been in force for nearly two decades, the state still cannot provide high accuracy graduation rate data. The current graduation rate calculation officially in use by the Kentucky Department of Education was officially audited in late 2006 by the Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts and found to have significant errors. Dropouts were being under-reported and graduation rates were inflated. In addition, the audit disclosed that students who dropped out over the summer between school terms were not being captured in the student tracking software then in use.


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In the current legislative session the General Assembly determined the fate of the Commonwealth Accountability Testing System. 2008 Senate Bill 1 was voted in and saw the dissolution of CATS.