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2016 Statewide Results: An Excellence with Equity Report

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Your Support is Appreciated! GIVING TUESDAY, Nov. 29

YOUR SUPPORT IS APPRECIATED! The Prichard Committee is participating in #GivingTuesday on Tuesday, November 29. This 24 hour online fundraising campaign brings nonprofits together to harness social media and the generosity of Kentuckians to invest in our Commonwealth. #GivingTuesday was founded in 2012 and is celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the big shopping days […]

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Press Release | 2016 Statewide Results: An Excellence with Equity Report

November 17, 2016 Latest state test scores show modest progress for some groups in narrowing achievement gaps, but far more challenges remain LEXINGTON, Ky. – The latest state test results reveal a mixture of good news and troubling challenges about Kentucky’s progress in narrowing achievement gaps among groups of students and delivering educational excellence with […]

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Achievement gaps undermine efforts to achieve educational excellence for all

Achievement gaps undermine efforts to achieve educational excellence for all LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky has made significant progress in education, but the state is not doing enough to close the academic achievement gaps that persist among different groups of students, according to a new report from the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence. Closing those gaps is […]

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New report looks at Kentucky education progress, challenges

June 9, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, Executive Director 859-233-9849 859-322-8999 (cell) brigitte.blomramsey@prichardcommittee.org New report looks at Kentucky education progress, challenges FRANKFORT, Ky. – A new report from the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence provides an overview of education developments that began with […]

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Title Page ECE Study Group Report 2015

Progress and Next Steps for Early Childhood in Kentucky: Birth through Third Grade A report of the Early Childhood Education Study Group The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence would like to thank the Early Childhood Education Study Group and additional individuals for their contribution to the development of this report and the recommendations it contains. […]

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Progress in Kentucky Education: Higher Standards, Assessments & Teaching

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KY EDGUIDES

These Kentucky EdGuides are a new Prichard Committee publication, designed to help students, parents, and other Kentuckians learn about our public school system and join us in advocating for excellence in education for every Kentucky child. Each EdGuide addresses a single major topic in two pages or less, sharing basics of Kentucky’s education law, information […]

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Comments Submitted to the Members of the Postsecondary Education Working Group

MEMORANDUM  TO:                 Members of the Postsecondary Education Working Group  FROM:         Brigitte Blom Ramsey, Executive Director Perry Papka, Senior Policy Director  DATE:          November 7, 2016  SUBJECT:     Performance & Outcomes-Based Funding for Postsecondary Education in Kentucky Thank you for your service to the Commonwealth […]

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Career Readiness at a Crossroads  | Approaches for KY to consider as it integrates career readiness into school acct. & reporting

Career Readiness at a Crossroads | Approaches for KY to consider as it integrates career readiness into school acct. & reporting

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October 27, 2016   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, Executive Director Cory Curl, Associate Executive Director Kentucky Still Above the National Average for NAEP Science However, Scores are Flat Compared to Last Assessment LEXINGTON, Ky. ─ The latest results from the National Assessment for Educational Progress (NAEP), released today, show […]

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WEBINAR: Career Readiness at a Crossroads | Approaches for Kentucky to consider as it integrates career readiness into school accountability and reporting

Career Readiness at a Crossroads Approaches for Kentucky to consider as it integrates career readiness into school accountability and reporting Thursday, November 10, 2016 | 3:00 – 4:00 pm ET Please join us for an informational webinar with Kate Blosveren Kreamer, Deputy Executive Director at AdvanceCTE, to discuss approaches to integrating measures of career readiness into school accountability and performance […]

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