Pandemic Kentucky: Kentucky Youth Advocates Bring Fresh Insight

Kentucky Youth Advocates has published a powerful look at Kentucky’s present, frank and clear on pandemic damage, racial injustice, and how they intersect. That analysis appears in the opening essay of the newest Kids Count County Data Book and it’s essential reading for our times and for work on Kentucky’s…

NURTURING HIGH-QUALITY, HOME-BASED CHILD CARE

For Kelsey Lee of Morgantown, locking in quality child care was such a priority that she put her name on a top local provider’s waiting list while she was pregnant. More than five years later, she said that decision has helped her son be more than ready to thrive in…

Gran Futuro Audaz Will Include Latino Kentucky

As we work toward Kentucky’s Big Bold Future, the Prichard Committee is considering implications for key groups within our commonwealth. Today, it is time to focus specifically on Latino Kentucky. The future we seek will require Latino talents and contributions and building that future will require sustained attention to Latino…

El Gran Futuro Audaz Requerirá La Comunidad Latina de Kentucky

A medida que trabajamos hacia el Gran Futuro Audaz de Kentucky, el Comité Prichard está considerando las implicaciones para los grupos clave dentro de nuestra colectividad. Hoy, es el momento de centrarse específicamente en la comunidad latina de Kentucky. El futuro que buscamos requerirá de talentos y contribuciones latinas y…

Kentucky Public Schools as Educational Bright Spots

Each academic year a select group of Kentucky’s public schools perform better than expected on measures of educational achievement. These measures include things like the percentage of elementary students who achieve proficiency or distinguished in reading, or the proportion of less-advantaged middle school students who show a similar level of…

A Black Minds Matter Tour of 2020 School Report Card Data

In September, the Prichard Committee called for urgent attention to Kentucky’s failure to deliver for Black students, saying “The learners bring talent, knowledge, culture, experience, energy, and potential to our classrooms, and it must be our shared work to ensure that their many gifts are nurtured and richly developed.”

2020 School Reports Cards: Thoughts from a Quick Tour

2020 Kentucky School Report Cards, released on Wednesday, offer important ways to learn about your local schools. Here’s a quick look at some of what’s there. Basic Navigation The report card site starts by asking you to choose a school. When you choose, the first thing you see on each…
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