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January 19, 2022 6:15pm

GLI reacts to KY Senate passing SB 9 relating to education reforms

Following the Kentucky Senate passing Senate Bill 9 , GLI president and CEO, Sarah Davasher-Wisdom, issued the following statement:

 “Senate Bill 9 contains vital education reforms that will address student achievement gaps and ensure our Kentucky students are well-equipped for future careers. The Read to Succeed Act aims to increase reading proficiency rates by third grade, which is a key indicator of high school graduation rates and long-term success. GLI applauds the Kentucky Senate for advancing this legislation and encourages legislators in the House to prioritize its passage to support a strong homegrown workforce into the future.”

-Sarah Davasher-Wisdom, president and CEO