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Exploring Charter Schools in Kentucky: An Informational Guide

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2014 KY EDGUIDE Cover Page

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)      

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Business Leaders for a Strong Start E-News March 2015

IN THE NEWS Cincinnati Enquirer Column: “Police Chief Blackwell: Home Visits Reduce Crime“ by Jeffrey Blackwell, Chief of the Cincinnati Police Department New York Times Op-Ed: “ When Even the Starting Line Is Out of Reach“ by Nicholas Kristoff Lexington Herald-Leader Op-Ed: “ Kentucky program aiding young parents and their children in jeopardy“ by Bill Garmer, Business […]

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Joining HANDS for a Comprehensive System of Care

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Check out Student Voice Team’s Testimony for Senate Education Committee

March 9, 2015 The Student Voice Team testifies in front of Senate Education Committee FRANKFORT–Members of the Prichard Committee Student Voice Team testified today before the Senate Education Committee. House Bill 236, drafted by the group and sponsored by Representative Derrick Graham (D-Frankfort), amends KRS 160.352 to add an optional, peer-elected high school student to […]

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In case you missed the live coverage…

Prichard Committee Student Voice Team Testifies to House Education Committee Feb. 24, 2015 KET Archive Coverage: http://www.ket.org/legislature/archives/?nola=WGAOS+016068&session=wgaos+016 (Starting at 9 min 12 sec) Lexington Herald-Leader coverage written by Linda Blackford: http://www.kentucky.com/2015/02/24/3711653/students-persuade-house-panel.html

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Students Testify on Superintendent Screening Bill February 24, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Rachel Belin Prichard Committee Student Voice Team Director Mobile: (859) 396-6362 Email: rbelin@prichardcommittee.org Facebook: facebook.com/pcstuvoiceteam Twitter: @pcstuvoiceteam Students Testify on Superintendent Screening Bill FRANKFORT–Three high school students testified in front of the House Education Committee Tuesday, February 24 on […]

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Business Leaders for a Strong Start E-News February 2015

IN THE NEWS C-J Editorial: The smallest students C-J Column: Investment in early childhood education pays off for all by: Kathryn Whitmore, director of the University of Louisville’s College of Education and Human Development’s Early Childhood Research Center and Strong Start KY member C-J Column: Helping children succeed is not a numbers game by: Helen Carroll, interim president of United […]

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Prichard Committee updates leaders on initiatives to support teacher effectiveness

 February 13, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                 Prichard Committee updates leaders on initiatives to support teacher effectiveness  FRANKFORT, Ky. – Expanding Kentucky’s workforce of high-quality teachers is critical to the success of the state’s education reform efforts. The Prichard Committee’s Team on Teacher Effectiveness heard updates on the […]

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