DURABLE SKILLS REPORT 2022 FOR THE PAST 40 YEARS, the primary purpose of our schools has been to maximize academic achievement. However, over that time, the world has greatly changed. We believe the purpose of schools today is to ensure students can think critically and creatively, collaborate effectively with others, apply skills and knowledge to

This year, the Greater Owensboro Partnership for Early Development launched a new plan for building a stronger and more accessible early education system over the next four years. The emphasis became a major focus of the Public Life Foundation of Owensboro, which committed $4 million to the cause. In 2021, the group partnered with the Prichard Committee to identify key issues and build the civic campaign, which is now underway.