We advocate for honest and inclusive conversations that promote culturally responsive polices, practices and imaginative investments to repair longstanding failures to deliver educational excellence for students who have been marginalized.
Accountability – We promote educational excellence through robust standards and strong accountability regarding progress for all groups of students. Equitable resources and transparency are critical components for the success of Kentucky’s students who have been marginalized.
Policies – We are committed to policies that strongly encourage courageous conversations which promote culturally-responsive actions from early childhood through postsecondary education that ensures educational success for students who have been marginalized in Kentucky.
Inclusion – We promote an appreciation for diversity that empowers us to serve as education advocates for students who have been marginalized.
Collaboration – We work to inform and engage students, parents, school leaders, and communities in our collaborative efforts to ensure Kentucky achieves excellence in education.
Coalition Policy Priorities
- Accountability, standards & deeper learning
- Early childhood education
- Post-secondary education
- Racial justice
- Teacher preparation
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The educational opportunity gap won’t go away on its own.
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- July 17, 11 am ET : Groundswell Community Schools, Brooke Gill and Travis Marcum
- September (TBD): Governor’s Office of Early Childhood, Amy Neal
- October 16, 11 am ET: Kentucky Department of Education, Dr. Thomas Tucker and team
- November 6, 11 am ET: Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
Notes and Resources
April 10, 2023 Meeting Resources
September 2022 Meeting Resources
September 15 Meeting Resources
August 18 Meeting Resources
July 22 Meeting Resources
June 16 Meeting Resources
- KET’s Kentucky Tonight– Debating Critical Race Theory
- Education Nondiscrimination Act- BR 60
- Bill Request 69
Innovations in Education: Racial Equity in Schools
Wednesday’s episode of Innovation in Education, featuring Dr. Aaron Thompson of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, Dr. Soraya Matthews, Kentucky educator, Dr. John Marshall, JCPS, and Dr. Lynn Jennings from the Education Trust,.Posted by Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence on Wednesday, June 24, 2020