Prichard Committee Director Visits Lone Oak Elementary

Stu Silberman, Executive Director for the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, visited Lone Oak Elementary School on Monday. The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence is an independent, nonpartisan group of volunteers dedicated to improving education in Kentucky. The committee works with schools, parents, citizens and other education officials to advance education for all students in […]

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Education Matters Focuses on Parental Involvement

To succeed academically, students not only need excellent teachers, they also need active, engaged parents and guardians. Studies by the National Education Association have proved that students whose parents take an interest in their education are more likely to have higher grades and test results, pass their classes, attend class regularly, and move on to […]

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Prichard Committee Executive Director Talks About Top 20 Goal

Top 20 in Education by 2020 may seem like a lofty goal, but the new executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence says it is more than attainable. In fact, Stu Silberman told the Cadiz Rotary Club today (Tuesday) that closing the gap could get the state into the top 10 nationally. And […]

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Henderson Home Visit Blitz

Henderson County has taken parent engagement as seriously as any school district in the state, thanks in part to our members Scott Davis and Jon Sights and Bev Raimondo, who provided advice and suggestions in the planning. School teachers and others visited families across the district on Tuesday as they prepare for the coming school […]

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Welcome to the New Site!

Hi all! Welcome to the new site for the Prichard Committee, CPL, CIPL, Strong Start, and ReadyKy organizations. Feel free to look around and leave a comment on what you think. Stay tuned in to our Facebook pages and blog! Thanks for stopping by!

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Prichard Committee Focuses on New Academic Standards

CARROLLTON, Ky. – Kentucky’s tough new academic standards defining what students should know before they graduate from high school offer exciting opportunities for progress, a group of teachers told the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence during its recent spring meeting. Beginning this fall, teachers and students across Kentucky will be working with a new set […]

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Prichard Committee Showcase

Our Teaching and Learning At Its Best Showcase this week offered us an exciting opportunity to share the math and literacy projects we’ve been piloting with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation over the last two years. Teachers reported these strategies are helping them engage students in stimulating and thoughtful ways and they are getting […]

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Prichard Committee names Silberman as new Executive Director

Veteran educator recognized as state, national leader for student achievement, school improvement LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 2, 2011)

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