Welcome to Ed.

Welcome to Ed.

For thirty-five years, the Prichard Committee has been talking about education. From books to reports, town halls and study groups, we’ve used many forums for these important discussions. Today, we launch a new one. Welcome to Ed. – a blog about excellence with...
The Teaching Difference

The Teaching Difference

We count on teachers – classroom teachers as well as counselors, librarians, coaches, and so many others in our schools – to contribute to the academic and personal growth of children in our lives and in our communities. Many of us can track our own life trajectories...
New Thoughts on “The Reading Mind”

New Thoughts on “The Reading Mind”

Literacy is an astonishing accomplishment of human societies. In each generation, that capacity must be rebuilt in each wonderfully distinctive young human’s mind. I’ve just finished Daniel Willingham’s short, potent 2017 research synthesis, The Reading Mind, and I’m...
Learning about College Access in Rural America

Learning about College Access in Rural America

Last spring, Partners for Education at Berea College brought 287 people from 25 states and the District of Columbia together for two days of work, learning and inspiration at the first Rural College Access and Success Summit. We heard from teachers, high school...