Beverly Nickell Raimondo Memorial Fund

Beverly Nickell Raimondo Memorial Fund If you would like to make a donation in memory of Beverly Nickell Raimondo, Director Emeritus of the Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership. Please click here. Beverly Raimondo, a 22-year member of the Prichard Committee leadership team who created the popular and long-running Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership, […]

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2016 KY Gives Day

Donate online to PRICHARD COMMITTEE FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE at Razoo

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Statement on State Budget

April 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 Perry Papka, Senior Policy Director 859-233-9849 859-421-2395 perry.papka@prichardcommittee.org Prichard Committee Statement on State Budget We were encouraged to learn of the agreement lawmakers have reached on a budget for the upcoming biennium. Maintaining investments in early […]

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Press Release: Prichard meeting focuses on increasing student achievement, closing gaps

November 16, 2015 Prichard meeting focuses on increasing student achievement, closing gaps LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Increasing the academic achievement of all students and closing the performance gaps that persist between student groups was the focus of the recent fall meeting of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence. The two-day meeting in Louisville included presentations by […]

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Statement on Latest National Assessment for Education Progress Scores

October 28, 2015 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 Latest National Assessment for Education Progress Scores LEXINGTON, Ky. – The latest results from the National Assessment for Educational Progress, released today, show Kentucky’s students performing above national averages in fourth and […]

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Seminar focuses on business support for early childhood investments to build stronger future for state

October 20, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, Executive Director 859-233-9849 859-322-8999 (cell) brigitte.blomramsey@prichardcommittee.org Seminar focuses on business support for early childhood investments to build stronger future for state FRANKFORT, Ky. – Building a stronger Kentucky by investing in quality early childhood programs was the focus of a seminar Tuesday […]

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Expanding Literacy: Reading, Writing Emphasized Beyond English Class

How Kentucky schools are expanding literacy beyond English class focus of Prichard special report LEXINGTON, KY–Kentucky’s new English, math and science standards support each other by connecting knowledge and skills across subjects; providing a deeper and more connected learning experience.  As a result, students are more engaged and teachers develop ownership of the curriculum. “Expanding […]

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K-PREP Results Show Strong Growth; Urgent Actions Needed to Close Achievement Gaps

October 1, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, Executive Director 859-233-9849 859-322-8999 (cell) brigitte.blomramsey@prichardcommittee.org Results Show Strong Growth in College and Career Readiness; Urgent Call to Action to Close Achievement Gaps LEXINGTON, KY-The accountability results released this morning show strong growth in the college and career readiness of Kentucky’s high […]

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Prichard Committee Statement on Hiring of New Commissioner of Education

September 23, 2015   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Prichard Committee Statement on Hiring of New Commissioner of Education We are very pleased with the Kentucky Board of Education’s decision to hire Dr. Stephen Pruitt as Kentucky’s next Commissioner of Education. We have every confidence that he is the right person to sustain Kentucky’s three decades-long commitment […]

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