Press Release | Northern Kentucky education leaders named to Prichard Committee

Northern Kentucky education leaders named to Prichard Committee LEXINGTON, KY. – Two education leaders from Northern Kentucky have been named to the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, a statewide citizens’ group working to improve Kentucky’s schools. Leo Calderón is director for Latino Programs and Services at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights. His almost 31 years […]

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Press Release | Lexington civic, faith leaders named to Prichard Committee

Lexington civic, faith leaders named to Prichard Committee LEXINGTON, KY. – Three civic and faith leaders from Lexington have been named to the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, a statewide citizens’ group that advocates for improved Kentucky schools. Joining the organization at its recent annual meeting were: C.B. Akins Sr., pastor of First Baptist Bracktown […]

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Press Release | Elizabethtown physician named to Prichard Committee

Elizabethtown physician named to Prichard Committee   LEXINGTON, KY. – Elizabethtown physician Daksha Mehta has been named to the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, a statewide citizens’ group working to improve Kentucky’s schools. Mehta, board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology, works at the Center for Arthritis and Osteoporosis where she is involved with the […]

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PRESS RELEASE | Prichard Committee report shows KY schools moving closer to nation’s top 20, but still losing ground in some areas

December 8, 2016 Prichard Committee report shows KY schools moving closer to nation’s top 20, but still losing ground in some areas LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky has made important progress toward reaching the nation’s top tier of states on several indicators of education performance, but is flat or losing ground on others. The result: clear evidence […]

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Achieving Top 20 by 2020: 2016 Update

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PRESS RELEASE | Leadership, accountability key to closing achievement gaps

December 6, 2016 Leadership, accountability key to closing achievement gaps LEXINGTON, Ky. – Strong school leadership and effective accountability systems are key to closing achievement gaps and ensuring a high-quality education for every Kentucky child. That central theme framed a day-long conversation at the recent annual meeting of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence. Those […]

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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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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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