Press Release | Prichard Committee Reacts to SB1

February 17, 2017 UPDATE For More Information Contact: Michael Andrews, Communications Director 859-233-9849 xt 227 704-995-3662 (cell) michael.andrews@prichardcommittee.org    Senate Passes Omnibus Education Bill, Good for Standards, Careers and Closing Achievement Gaps State Still Needs an Ambitious Goal to Encourage Achievement LEXINGTON, KY – The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence has reviewed SB1, omnibus education […]

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Louisville parents complete leadership training program

February 9, 2017 Louisville parents complete leadership training program  Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership is a national model for advocating excellence in education LOUISVILLE, KY – A group of Louisville parents recently completed the Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership (GCIPL), a nationally recognized program to help them become more effective education advocates. The institute […]

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Prichard Committee Statement on Charter Schools

January 14, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, Executive Director 859-233-9849 859-322-8999 (cell) brigitte.blomramsey@prichardcommittee.org Prichard Committee Statement on Charter Schools The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence conducted extensive research on issues related to the creation of charter schools, producing a report in 2014 – Charter Schools: An Informational Guide. The […]

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Press Release | Northern Kentucky parents complete leadership training program

January 31, 2017 Northern Kentucky parents complete leadership training program  Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership is a national model for advocating excellence in education LEXINGTON, KY – A group of Northern Kentucky parents recently completed the Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership (GCIPL), a nationally recognized program to help them become more effective education […]

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40th in Preschool Enrollment (ages 3 & 4)

   See Full Report: Top 20 by 2020 Update (2016)

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24th in Students Earning AP College Credit in High School

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PERSPECTIVES WINTER 2016 | Progress, Concern Evident in National Measures

Progress, Concern Evident in National Measures ‘Top 20 by 2020’ Update Shows Mixed Picture for Ky. Since ’08 A new look at national education indicators across a range of education issues shows uneven progress in Kentucky toward moving into the top tier of states. In more than half of the categories the Prichard Committee has […]

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PERSPECTIVES WINTER 2016 | Prichard Report Highlights Charter School Fundamentals

Prichard Report Highlights Charter  School Fundamentals The Prichard Committee’s 2014 primer on charter school issues was summarized at a November special study session of the State Board of Education focused on learning more about charter schools. The meeting drew an overflow crowd after election victories gave Republicans a majority in the state legislature and made […]

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PERSPECTIVES WINTER 2016 | A Gift Toward Kentucky’s Future

  A Gift Toward Kentucky’s Future THE ROLL CALL of early supporters of the Prichard Committee who have died since our battle for better education began in the early 1980s reminds us of how much they gave to improve our schools and the challenge we still face in the struggle for our children’s future. Three […]

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PERSPECTIVES WINTER 2016 | Early Learning Study Funded

Early Learning Study Funded A $50,000 grant from The Northern Kentucky Family of Funds of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation will finance the Early Childhood Provider Cost of Quality study in Kentucky. The study, led by the Prichard Committee, will provide information to policymakers and legislators about targeted long-term investments and the importance of adequate fees […]

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