Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence
June 19, 2019

Daily Archives

  • Press Statement: Pension Stress Must Not Harm Student Success

    June 19, 2019

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    For more information, contact:
    Brigitte Blom Ramsey, Executive Director
    (office) 859-233-9849
    (cell) 859-322-8999Lexington, KY – $222.6 million. That is the amount of funding Kentucky has cut from its public colleges and universities since 2008 – a disinvestment whose costs have been born primarily by students and families. Since 2006, public funding for postsecondary education…

  • Checking in on the Rose Requirements

    30 years ago, the Kentucky Supreme Court issued its powerful ruling in Rose v. Council for Better Education, insisting that a constitutional “efficient system of common schools” must give each and every child opportunity to develop seven student capacities. Do our current state standards, assessments, and accountability rules aim to deliver those capacities? Here comes my take.