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McDonald’s begins campaign to promote GED attainment

Promotions to be used in 67 counties

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 26, 2014) — McDonald’s restaurants in 67 counties are joining forces to encourage GED attainment with in-store promotions funded by the restaurant owners.

CollegedegreeCustomers at restaurants represented by McDonald’s of Central and Southeastern Kentucky, Paducah Co-op, Tri-State Co-op, Tri-Cities Co-op, Evansville Co-op and Louisville Co-op will begin seeing trayliners featuring a message encouraging the attainment of a GED test credential.

The campaign is an extension of ongoing efforts to raise the educational attainment of adults by Kentucky Adult Education, a unit of the Council on Postsecondary Education.

This is the ninth consecutive year McDonald’s restaurant owner/operators have partnered with Kentucky Adult Education to promote GED attainment.