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2014 Edition: KY EDGUIDES

These Kentucky EdGuides are a new Prichard Committee publication, designed to help students, parents, and other Kentuckians learn about our public school system and join us in advocating for excellence in education for every Kentucky child. Each EdGuide addresses a single major topic in two pages or less, sharing basics of Kentucky’s education law, information […]

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Committed to Excellence: The Story of the Prichard Committee

Committed to Excellence: The Story of the Prichard Committee, (KET Video, 10 minutes)       by

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What does Student Voice Look Like?

What does Student Voice Look Like?

What does student voice look like? from Rachel Belin on Vimeo. by

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Fall 2014 Perspectives

Included in this issue of Perspectives, (.pdf, 4MB): Students’ Input Elevating Policy Issues; N.Ky Advocate Joins Prichard Staff; Staying in Touch Across a Diverse State; Jobs Report Shows Limits Facing Non-College-Bound; Prichard Member Hinkle Appointed to State Board; Change is Difficult: It is Much Easier to Maintain the Status Quo (EXTENDED VERSION Q&A with Cindy […]

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2014 Update of “Top 20 by 2020″ released

Reaching the Nation’s Top 20 in Key Education Indicators Will Require Hard Push for Improvement  LEXINGTON, Ky. – Moving Kentucky into the top tier of states in key areas of education by 2020 will require a hard push for improvement in the next six years, according to a new report from the Prichard Committee for Academic […]

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Ramsey Interviewed by Nick Storm, CN2 Pure Politics

Ramsey Interviewed by Nick Storm, CN2 Pure Politics

Brigitte Ramsey, our associate executive director, appeared on CN2 on August 11 to talk about Early Childhood Education.  Below is the link to the story and the video.     by

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Prichard Committee Statement on new KY study showing limited employment opportunities, low wages await high school graduates who do not attend college

The report released on July 25, 2014 by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) entitled, “No College = Low Wages: Kentucky High School Graduates Who Do Not Attend College Face Limited Employment Opportunities and Low Wages” illustrates what we know to be true in the current economy — more than ever, students […]

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GCIPL Highlighed in Education Week Video

“Grooming Parents to Take the Lead“ Education Week Video by: Scott Utterback Vol. 33, Issue 11 Published December 17, 2013 “A program in Kentucky recruits and trains parents committed to leading projects in their schools and communities, equipping them with the tools they’ll need to help boost student achievement. The Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent […]

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