Missouri News: Missouri Adult Education Tops the Nation in Student Academic Achievement
JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Adult education program participants in Missouri lead the nation in achieving academic gain. For the period July 2017 to June 2018, 63 percent of the state’s adult learners advanced at least one educational level while enrolled in the program. Missouri was the top state in 2016-2017 and 2014-15 as well, and ranked second in 2015-16.
“Missouri is committed to preparing all students for success, and this program is changing lives,” said Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Margie Vandeven.