Survey finds satisfaction rising at Legislative Research Commission

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 11, 2017) — The Legislative Research Commission (LRC) is enjoying across-the-board improvements in staff satisfaction and morale, according to a survey conducted by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL). LRC employees are increasingly likely to agree that the agency follows consistent hiring practices, provides useful feedback to employees, addresses problems, acknowledges employee…

ACT report shows KY’s public high school grads meet college-readiness benchmarks

The percentage of Kentucky public high school graduates meeting the state’s college-readiness benchmarks on the ACT college-entrance exam in reading and mathematics increased marginally, but slightly fewer students met the state English benchmark, according to data released by ACT. Commissioner Stephen Pruitt said the report indicates that Kentucky still has “some serious work ahead of…