Governor, commissioner to honor leaders of districts that have raised school attendance age in Frankfort on Aug. 8

From the Kentucky Department of Education

Superintendents and board chairs of those districts passing a policy raising the compulsory school age to 18 and submitting all required documentation into ASSIST will be receiving an invitation from Gov. Steve Beshear, First Lady Jane Beshear and Education Commissioner Terry Holliday to attend a recognition event  Aug. 8 at the Capitol rotunda in Frankfort. 

This includes all districts that have completed these steps between now and August 8. 

The event will start at 1:15 p.m. ET and include a group picture, recognition of districts, press conference and a reception in honor of the school districts.  

More information will be forthcoming to districts in the coming days.

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