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4:56 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Kentucky schools getting incentive to raise drop-out age

Participating school districts (as of July 1) are highlighted in blue. Note: Bellevue and Kenton County schools are not highlighted but are on the list.

There are a few more spots left for Kentucky schools looking to take advantage of a $10,000 incentive to raise the drop-out age from 16 to 18. The first 96 districts to participate qualify - it's called the "Blitz to 96."

Kenton County is the latest to sign on. Superintendent Terri Cox-Cruey says the district has been looking at graduation rates for a while and is considering several ways to keep kids in school.

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