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To provide a public voice advocating for continually improved education for all Kentuckians.

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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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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Student Voice Team Joins KEAT in Thanking Governor Beshear

On Tuesday, June 10, the Kentucky Education Action Team (KEAT) and 14 members of our Student Voice Team convened at the State Capitol to publicly thank Governor Steve Beshear and the General Assembly for restoring education funding to 2008 levels. Ashton Bishop of Green County Middle School, Meghana Kudrimoti of Dunbar MSTC, Gentry Fitch of […]

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Nonprofit Leaders Tout Benefits of High-Quality Preschool

Nonprofit Leaders Tout Benefits of High-Quality Preschool

New 60-Second Video Shows Unexpected Proponents Touting the Benefits of High-quality Preschool Members of five nonprofit membership organizations – comprising voices of business, retired military leaders, law enforcement, faith and sports – produced a video, showing their support for preschool. Ready Nation is urging early childhood advocates and supporters to watch the video, then use […]

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Ready Kids Conference!

The Governor’s Office of Early Childhood is presenting the Ready Kids Conference June 16-18, 2014 at the Galt House in Louisville, Kentucky! With up to 17 hours of professional development credit available, the Inaugural Ready Kids Conference promises to be the premier professional learning opportunity for Kentucky early childhood professionals and advocates. Attendees will have the choice […]

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Let’s TALK Conference: Effective use of staff make-up days

The upcoming Let’s TALK Conference, June 16-17, Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville, is an excellent and productive professional learning opportunity for teachers to make up two days missed due to inclement weather as suggested by Commissioner Holliday. He recommends districts consider allowing teachers two days to attend the Conference. Let’s TALK: Conversations about Effective Teaching […]

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March 2014 Clip Packet

“Personnel File,” Lexington Herald-Leader, March 3 “Invest in the Power of Education,” Public Engagement & Ed Reform Blog, Education Week, March 3 “CPE calls on legislators to restore public university funding and stop budget cuts,” Murray Ledger & Times, March 4 “Student generates arts support on Facebook,” Lexington Herald-Leader, March 4 “Passed, Piloted, Pitched, and […]

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