Historic divides of poverty, race and learning differences continue to hold back many students. We believe ALL students should have equitable opportunities to learn and succeed in school and in life.
We demand excellence through meaningful standards and robust accountability about school quality and student progress from early childhood through postsecondary education.
The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit citizen’s advocacy group. The Committee continuously studies priority issues, informs the public and policymakers and engages citizens, business leaders, families, students, and others in a shared mission to move Kentucky to the top tier of all states for education excellence and equity for all children.
The Committee focuses on the direct impact of these endeavors on education quality and student success.
Support our efforts to provide in-depth, free training to parents and family members to expand parent engagement in Louisville through our Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership (GCIPL) by donating today during Give for Good Louisville. “The program...read more
KY Board of Education Approves Ambitious Goals for Education The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) met on Wednesday, August 23, to vote on the present version of the state’s new accountability system to be submitted to US Department of Education in September. After...read more
Give for Good Louisville Set for Sept. 14 The Prichard Committee will participate in the Community Foundation of Louisville’s one-day online fundraising campaign “Give for Good Louisville” on Sept. 14. This year’s campaign offers a chance to draw attention to the work...read more