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3 out of every 5 KY high school grads choose college

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) -  The Kentucky Center of Education and Workforce Statistics now show that nearly three out of five high school students in 2011 enrolled in colleges.

This encouraging statistic means that 27,000 of the state's public high school graduates in 2011 decided to continue with their education. Officials point to the report as evidence of the importance of coursework that prepares all high school graduates for college.

The top destination in the state for high school graduates to continue their education is at the University of Kentucky. Western Kentucky University is a close second for students. Brown School in Louisville had the highest college-going rate.

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