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Kentucky Adult Education
Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 250
Frankfort, KY 40601

502/573-5114 V/TTY or
FAX:  502/573-5436

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A 1998 task force concluded that adult illiteracy was “a fundamental barrier to every major challenge facing the state” – from education reform and economic development to its citizens’ basic health and well-being.

Recognizing the hindrance that an undereducated workforce has been on the state’s economy, Kentucky’s leaders moved aggressively to make adult education a top priority.

The Kentucky Adult Education Act passed by the 2000 General Assembly created a partnership with the Council on Postsecondary Education, increased funding and set the stage for dramatic improvements in the educational status of adult Kentuckians who lack a high school diploma, function at low levels of literacy or want to learn English.

The Council on Postsecondary Education’s 2016-2021 Strategic Agenda for Kentucky Postsecondary and Adult Education focuses on three urgent priorities—opportunity, success and impact.  Kentucky Adult Education (KYAE) is responsible for Policy Objective 4 under college readiness. 

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Related KYAE Content

KYAE Profile (1,558K PDF), September 2016

KYAE Strategic Agenda Delivery Plan (63K PDF)


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Last Updated 11/10/2016