Prichard Committee to Kentucky’s education leaders: Use CARES funds to ensure excellence with equity and innovation in educationLEXINGTON, KY (April 22, 2020) – Citing the need to provide equitable education opportunities for students of all socioeconomic backgrounds, abilities and races, the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence called on Gov. Andy Beshear and state education leaders today to distribute federal emergency funds to education institutions across Kentucky in an innovative, equitable manner.
Apr 22 2020
An open letter to Kentucky’s education leaders: Use CARES funds to ensure excellence with equity and innovation in educationAn open letter to Gov. Beshear, Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman, Interim Education Commissioner Kevin Brown, members of the Kentucky Board of Education, and Council on Postsecondary Education President Aaron Thompson: More than six weeks ago Kentucky schools, childcare centers and colleges closed to protect families, educators and administrators during an unprecedented public health crisis. We now find ourselves in unknown educational territory, as parents and educators work tirelessly to provide at-home learning opportunities for the students of the Commonwealth.