Kentucky Dropout Age

Raising The Dropout Age

Jul 17, 2013

LEXINGTON, Ky. - We discuss the impact of raising the dropout age in Kentucky to 18 years with Dr. Gerry Swan of UK’s College of Education.

Trigger Met To Increase Dropout Age in Ky. To 18

Jul 10, 2013
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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- So many Kentucky school districts have opted to increase the dropout age to 18 that all others will now have to follow.

Gov. Steve Beshear announced Wednesday that 96 school districts have decided to hike the dropout age incrementally over the next four years from 16 to 18.