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Kentucky honored for increasing number of those earning college degrees

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LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- Kentucky is taking top honors when it comes to how many adults are getting college degrees.

Over the past decade, Kentucky has improved faster than any other state on key higher education performance measures, according to a report by the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems.

It ranks Kentucky in the top five on a half dozen measures, including the number of adults with college degrees.

Officials say the numbers show that Kentucky is improving, but cautions that major gaps still remain.

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