Increasing graduation rates
The four-year graduation rate for high school students rose from 76 percent (class of 2013) to 77.2 percent (class of 2014) to 78.1 percent (class of 2015).
Helping prevent dropouts
The percentage of school districts offering effective dropout prevention programs rose from 30 percent in 2014 to 47 percent in 2015. (data link)
Reducing the need for remedial classes
The percentage of recent high school graduates needing pre-college or remedial courses in college has dropped from more than 40 percent in 2010 to 33.2 percent.
Helping meet employer need for workers
The number of college students enrolled in high-employer-demand programs at the state's four-year colleges and universities rose from 29,284 in the 2010-11 school year to 34,380 in 2014-15.
Expanding online college options
The number of community and technical college students taking online courses rose by more than 5,300 in two years.
Increasing scholarship participation
The percentage of eligible students who sign up for the College Bound Scholarship program rose from 79 percent in the 2011-12 school year to 91 percent in the 2014-15 school year.